US Navy

George W. Burke

October 19, 1957 ~ October 2, 2021 (age 63)


George W. Burke, age 63, of Hull, entered into eternal rest on October 2, 2021. Beloved husband of Rosanna (Ialuna) Burke. Devoted father of Matthew I. Burke, Jason L. Burke, and Georgina P. Burke, all of Hull. Loving son of Joan (Perry) Burke of Plymouth and the late George W. Burke. Loving brother of Stephen Burke of Florida, Joan Burke of Plymouth, and Timothy Burke of Plymouth. Also survived by many in-laws, aunts, cousins, nieces and nephews.

George was a graduate of Hanover High School, Class of 1976 and entered the US Navy. George proudly served his country from 1977 through 1982. George had a wonderful career with the MBTA, starting as repairman and becoming the Superintendent of the Red Line until his retirement. Always curious and seeking information, George started a second career with Siemens, where he worked for ten years as a Service Specialist of Building Technologies. George was an engaged conversationalist and even better listener. He enjoyed hockey, football, and the beach, but most important to him was family and friends.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Saturday, October 9, 2021 at 11 am in St. Mary of the Assumption Church, 208 Samoset Ave, Hull, MA. 02045, followed by interment in Hull Village Cemetery. Visiting hours Friday, October 8, 2021 from 4-7 pm in McNamara-Sparrell Funeral Home, 1 Summer St. (across from St. Anthony Church), Cohasset, MA. 02025. In lieu of flowers, donations to honor George may be made to Tunnels to Towers Foundation, 2361 Hylan Blvd, Staten Island, NY 10306.

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October 8, 2021

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
McNamara-Sparrell Funeral Home
160 South Main Street, P.O. BOX 431 (actual 1 Summer St.)
Cohasset, MA 02025

Mass of Christian Burial
October 9, 2021

11:00 AM
St. Ann Church
208 Samoset Ave.
Hull, Massachusetts 02045

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