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Obituary: Walter Burke

On Nov. 1, Walter Burke of Greenwich, CT passed away peacefully at his home surrounded by his family. He was 96. Walter is survived by his beloved wife of 76 years, Constance (Connie) Morse Burke. He was the father of five children, Bonnie Burke Himmelman of Chevy Chase, Maryland, Walter (Wally) Burke III of Chicago, Ill., Diane Burke of Denver, Colo., Douglas Burke of Minneapolis, Minn. (now deceased), and Nancy Burke Tunney of Greenwich, CT. He had nine grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren. His family was always the most important part of his life. read more...