Daniel E. Burke, 76, of Chicago, IL passed away on February 4th 2021.
Dan Burke was born on September 21, 1944 to Ed & Marie (Doyle) Burke living proudly on the westside of Chicago. Member of Resurrection Parish and a graduate of Saint Mel’s High School. He served 40 years on the Chicago Police Department and founded the Emerald Society of Illinois in 1975 and served as its president for 8 years. During his leadership, he founded the Bagpipes and Drums of the Emerald Society of Illinois in 1982 with the fervent support of former Chicago Mayor Jane Byrne. He was a great man.
Dan Burke was predeceased by his parents Ed and Marie (Doyle) Burke, brother Bob Burke, sisters Joan (Burke) Tarello and Nancy Burke.
He is survived by his wife Cathy (Canavan) Burke, two sons Dan Burke and Brian Burke, three grandchildren Sarah, Brendan and Meghan Burke, brother Mike Burke and many nieces and nephews whom he loved.
Visitation Tuesday 10AM until time of service at 12 Noon. Interment Queen of Heaven Cemetery.*All Covid-19 restrictions and protocols will be followed, please quickly pay your respects and allow the next group to do the same. Space is limited. There will be a live stream of the wake and service on the funeral home website.