John Edward Burke, 78, a lifelong resident of Coraopolis, passed away on Saturday, November 13, 2021, at Heritage Valley Sewickley. He was born in that same hospital on May 12, 1943, the only child to the late John and Brigid “Marie” (Towey) Burke. John graduated from Coraopolis High School, class of 1961 and obtained his bachelor's degree from Duquesne University. He was a member of St. Joseph Church. He was retired from the Pittsburgh Port Authority and from Eastern Airlines. He is survived by his three children: John Kevin Burke, Brian Joseph Burke and Kristen Anne Sauro; 6 grandchildren: Hannah, Riley, Zachary, Madeline, Alexander, and Olivia; and his former spouse Christine Burke. Visitation Sunday (November 28, 2021) 6-8 PM at Copeland’s Coraopolis, 867 Fifth Ave. where prayers will be recited on Monday at 9:30 AM followed by Mass at Most Sacred Heart of Jesus, St. Joseph Church. Burial will follow in St. Joseph Cemetery.
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