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Robert J. Burke
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  • Chelsea Soldier's Home
    91 Crest Ave.
    Attn. Cheryl Poppes
    Chelsea, MA 02150

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Bo, Dan, Mike, Timmy, Cindy, and Marylou I'll always remember your dad as being a very nice man and neighbor. Sorry to hear about his passing. He liked to call me by my last name "hey madden" I wonder who he got that from.


Posted by: stephen madden - Tewksbury, MA - Family Friend   Mar 23, 2019

Great guy was always kind to me growing up at Hockeytown and Mt Hood. Drove me and Hecter in the Step Van. Came to our games when I played with Bo. everyone loved him, and will never forget him.


Posted by: Vincent DeBenedictis - Friend   Mar 13, 2019

Prayers of comfort and peace to Danny, Susan and the family. Your Dad lived a long life Danny and I know you have many fond memories. Blessings and much love


Posted by: Francis Burnett - Winthrop, MA - friend   Mar 13, 2019

Many fond memories. Our condolences to the entire Burke family. Kelly and Bruce Maxwell


Posted by: Kelly Maxwell - Holden, MA - Friend   Mar 11, 2019

May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.


Posted by: MARK AND KELLY DONELAN - DANVERS, MA   Mar 11, 2019

Very sorry to hear of Mr. Burke's passing. We have very fond memories of Bob and Agnes from the Mt Hood neighborhood. Our condolences to his entire family.
The Bright Family


Posted by: Janet Bright - Melrose, MA - Neighbor   Mar 10, 2019

We are so sorry to hear about this. We all loved Uncle Bob very much. Our thoughts are with the whole family.

Andrew Scheferman & Family


Posted by: Andrew Scheferman - Merrick, NY - Family   Mar 10, 2019

We are all sorry for your loss.


Posted by: Marty Gately - Malden, MA - Friend   Mar 10, 2019

What a beautiful story about your dad!
He lived a long and full life. May he Rest In Peace. See you Sunday. Love J & MJ


Posted by: Mary-Jane & John Beach - Yarmouth Port, MA - Family   Mar 07, 2019



The Gately Family and Staff wish to express our sincere sympathy to you. It is our hope that we may be able to make a difficult time more bearable. Please feel free to call on us at anytime as we are always available to you.


Posted by: John W. Gately, John H. Gately & Fred Sprague - Melrose, MA   Mar 07, 2019