Mark Anthony Burke
April 27, 2011
Mark Anthony Burke died 4/27/11. He was 18.
Born in Jersey City, he moved to Kearny 5 years ago. He was an avid weight lifter at Kearny High School and loved running and boxing. Mark enjoyed his Health Occupation classes at the High School and planned to be a Nutricianist and Physical Theropist. He was an Intern at West Hudson Hospital and also worked part time at Shop Rite. He would have graduated this June.
Mark is survived by his parents Cindy Marie and John Burke and his step dad Jason Vilardo. Brother of Christopher Yerkes, he is also survived by his grandmother Lorraine Yerkes, great grandmother Eva Burke, his uncles Walter, Kenneth and Steven Yerkes and Raymond, Stanley and John Grafje and his niece Ava Sophia.
Visiting will be on Sunday from 2-6 pm at the Wilfred Armitage and Wiggins Funeral Home 596 Belgrove Dr. Kearny (map, directions). Mass Monday at 10 am in St. Cecilias Church (map, directions). Interment Holy Cross Cemetery (map, directions).
In lieu of flowers, kindly make a donation to Kearny High School Alumni Association.
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