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Chicago, IL 60634-2618

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Burke, Mary

Mary P. Burke

Mary P. Burke of Bartlett, IL, native of Bansha, Co. Tipperary, Ireland died peacefully on May 15, 2022, surrounded by family.  She was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Nathaniel.  Loving mother of Patricia (Arthur), Margaret (Curt), Valerie (John), Natalie (the late Howard), Stephanie (Brian), Edward (Diane) and Kevin.  Sister of Seamus (Eileen) Quinn. Loving and devoted grandmother, great grandmother aunt and friend to many.  Visitation Friday 9:00 AM until time of Prayers, 10:30 AM at Gibbons Family Funeral Home 5917 W. Irving Park Rd. (1/2 Block East of Austin) to St. Robert Bellarmine Church 4646 N. Austin Ave. Chicago, IL. Mass 11 AM.  Interment All Saints Cemetery 700 N River Rd, Des Plaines, IL.  In lieu of flowers please donate to Mercy Home. For info 773-777-3944 or


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Maureen Flavin (Hayes)
17 May 2022

Stephanie and the entire Burke family, I am so sorry for your loss. May your mom rest in eternal peace.

Mercy Home for Boys & Girls
17 May 2022

On behalf of Fr. Scott Donahue and Mercy Home for Boys & Girls, we would like to extend our heartfelt condolences and prayers to the family and friends of Mary Burke.

May the angels lead them into paradise; may the martyrs come to welcome them and take them to the holy city, the new and eternal Jerusalem.

17 May 2022

So sorry to hear your loss Mary was a lady may she Rip 🙏

Vicky Resko Piszkiewicz
17 May 2022

I am so sorry for your immense loss. I ran into her a couple of years ago, we had a delightful visit. A bright light has become dim. May she RIP

John Tsouchlos
17 May 2022

My Thoughts and Prayers are with the entire Burke family during this difficult time. It has been my great pleasure to know Mary P. And her family for many years. I have many wonderful memories of Mary P. and her family. Especially, the tremendous St. Patty’s Day parties at their home. I will truly miss Mary P. but know she is at peace in Heaven. May God Bless Mary P. and her Family.

Love Always,
Big John

Katrina Heneghan
17 May 2022

Mary was a wonderful and kind woman. She is missed. Rest In Peace, Mary. Prayers to her family.

Anne Marie Conroy
18 May 2022

Enjoyed Herself..and Himself..Ambrose Kelly on the
Dance Floor..Man their would Sparks Coming from their
Shoes..So Sorry To the Burke Family with the Loss
Of their Beloved and Treasured Irish Rose🎼🎼🥂💚🎹🎵

Michael R. Dunne and family
19 May 2022

Grandma Mary thank you for all you did for myself and the Dunne family we shared many laughs, parties and joys in life.I remember just on Easter we saw you on FaceTime and we all still could not help but giggle and laugh and try to catch up. You will be greatly missed and I’m glad you got to see us grow up as much as you did. From all of your grandchildren and great grandchildren we love you and may you Rest In Peace.

Eugene and Breda Hogan
20 May 2022

Rest in peace Mary,we were hurling rivals but the best of friends. Will miss you.
Eugene and Breda Hogan.

20 May 2022

Chère Valérie, je pense à toi et à ta famille en ces jours de tristesse et d’adieux. Yves et moi t’offrons nos plus sincères condoléances. Ta maman a été chanceuse de t’avoir comme fille, j’en suis certaine. On t’embrasse. Denise Pelletier de Charlevoix, Québec,

Katie Bourke
21 May 2022

Our sincere sympathies from all in Booleen. We have so many happy memories of reunions and fun nights. Nat and Mary always remembered with a smile. You are all in our thoughts here in Tipperary
Katie Bourke O’ Donnell

Joan Leane
1 Jan 2023

Amazing cool friend you are missed..hope to meet you wherever whatever our after life holds…we will jig together have a cocktail..beautiful..inspiring raised some hell together antics..shenanigans lady. Two dynamite real estate broads..written on my birthday new years eve..girl we had a blast


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