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Arthur Burke

Arthur W. "Artie" Burke Sr.

Sunday, November 3rd, 1946 - Saturday, August 3rd, 2019
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Arthur W. Burke, Sr., 72, of Point Pleasant and formerly of Brick died suddenly from injuries sustained from a motor vehicle while trying to cross the street on Saturday, August 3, 2019 in Brick. Mr. Burke worked for 32 years at Verizon in Brooklyn as a repairman before retiring in 1999. He then became a driver at the Pioneer Bus Company in Staten Island for over 10 years. He was a member of the Knights of Columbus Council # 8160 in Brick.

Born and raised in the Carrol Gardens section of Brooklyn, he lived in the Princess Bays section of Staten Island for many years until moving to Brick in 2004 and finally Point Pleasant Boro a year ago.

Arthur was predeceased by his paternal grandparents, William and Elizabeth Burke; father, Arthur Burke and his mother, Anna Consadine; and daughter, Kellie Anne Burke in 2003.

Surviving are his loving wife of 51 years, Patricia Anne (Lord) Burke; daughter, Tricia Anne Laino and her husband, Joseph of Staten Island; sons, Arthur W. Burke, Jr. of Staten Island and William Patrick Burke and his wife, Martha of Brooklyn; brother, Robert Burke and his wife, Maria of Brooklyn; and 3 grandchildren, Patrick, Amber and Ryan.

Visiting will be on Wednesday, August 7 from 4-8pm at the O’Brien Funeral Home, 505 Burnt Tavern Road, Brick. A Funeral Mass will be offered on Thursday, August 8 at 11am at St. Martha’s RC Church in Point Pleasant. A cremation will be held privately and his cremated remains will eventually be interred at Resurrection Cemetery in Staten Island with his daughter, Kellie Anne.

Donations may be made in his memory to Hope Sheds Light, 253 Chestnut Street, Toms River, NJ 08753.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Wednesday, August 7th, 2019 | 4:00pm - 8:00pm
    Wednesday, August 7th, 2019 4:00pm - 8:00pm
    O'Brien Funeral Home - Brick
    505 Burnt Tavern Road Extension
    BRICK, NJ 08724
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  • Service

    Thursday, August 8th, 2019 | 11:00am
    Thursday, August 8th, 2019 11:00am
    St. Martha's Church
    3800 Herbertsville Road
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  • Interment

    all services will be conducted privaetly
    505 Burnt Tavern Road
    BRICK, NJ 08724
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John Luddy

Posted at 03:37pm
Was away so just made aware of this. I will miss our talks about Carroll Gardens and life. He is sorely missed, and my condolences go out to the family.

Joelle Grant

Posted at 03:54pm
RIP my friend. Although we hadn’t spoken in a while you are truly missed! Thank you for helping me get through my younger years!

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Posted at 01:54pm
He will be missed our condolences, and all our Love Diane Mazzella (Magenheim Chiropactor)The Mazzella Family &Diane Bright (Magenheim Chiropactor)
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Posted at 01:37pm
My dear friends Bob and Maria, As you grieve know that we are remembering you and your family. With Love & heartfelt condolences Lou & Kim.
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Tom O'Donnell

Posted at 12:30pm
RIP Artie, our sports conversations were always enjoyable and educational for me at the AHI. One of the true gentleman I’ve had the pleasure to know
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