Gerald Patrick Fleming Burke
Gerald "Gerry" Fleming Burke, 74, of Seattle, WA, lost his longtime battle with cancer on Saturday, March 2, 2013 at his home surrounded by his loved ones..
A celebration of life service will be held at 11:00 am, Friday, March 8, at St Elizabeth Ann Seton, 2316 180th St SE, Mill Creek, WA 98082. Burial will follow at Holyrood Cemetery in Shoreline and all are invited to join the family for a celebration/party at The Nile Golf and Country Club, 6601 244th SW, Mountlake Terrace, WA 98043. A Rosary will be held on Thursday, March 7, at 7:00 PM at Purdy & Walters @ Floral Hills, 409 Filbert Road, Lynnwood, WA 98036. Those wishing to sign Gerry's online guestbook may do so at http://www.floralhillslynnwood.com.
Gerry has lived in Western Washington all his life, working and raising his family. He found his passion in enjoying life with his wife, Joan and selling real estate, helping people to find their home. He became a Knights of Columbua 4th degree and was proud to be involved in his community. He lived for his faith and his family. As a man with a huge generous heart who touched so many lives with wisdom, grace, and laughter, he will be greatly missed.
Gerry is survived by his wife of 46 years, Joan, and his children Peggy (Kevin) Corbett, Colleen (Arne) Moen, Patrick (Erinn) Burke, Renato (Eva) Romero, Andrew (Lindsay) Burke; twelve grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. He also leaves his sister, Suzie Burke and brother, Joe Burke, as well as his Oregon family, Leigh Kenny, Chris (Keith) Taron, Anne (Keith) Warrens, Karin Fleming. He was preceded in death by his brother Doug Fleming in 2011.
Rest in Peace with God's love.