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Ethel Burke

August 6, 1937 — October 8, 2022

Ethel E. Burke (Elliott) Loving Wife, Mother, Grandmother, and Great Grandmother

Ethel E. Burke, of Manalapan, New Jersey, formerly Southampton, New Jersey, passed away on October 8, 2022. She was 85 years old. Born in Brooklyn, the daughter of the late James and Ethel Elliott. Growing up in Brooklyn Ethel enjoyed going to the beach and Coney Island. She also enjoyed spending time with family, especially her grandchildren, reading, bowling, spontaneous trips to Atlantic City and volunteering at the Deborah Hospital in Browns Mills, NJ.

She lived in Old Bridge, East Brunswick, and Southampton before moving to Manalapan in November 2020.

The beloved wife of 65 years of James E. Burke, Sr. She is survived by her children, Kathleen Burke of North Brunswick, Christine Charzewski and her husband Raymond, of Roosevelt, James E. Burke, Jr. and his wife Christine, of Edison, and Kerry Ann Ward and her husband Robert Ward of Monroe, her grandchildren, Corey Charzewski and his wife Krysten, Nicole Gorda, Kelsey Charzewski, and Colleen Burke, and her great-granddaughter Julianna Gorda.

Funeral arraignments are being handle by Crabiel Funeral home you may sign the online guest book, A Mass to celebrate her life will be at St. Thomas More Roman Catholic Church 186 Gordons Corner Road Manalapan, NJ 07726 on Saturday, October 15 at 11:30.

In Ethel's honor, memorial contributions may be made to the Deborah Hospital Foundation:
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Service Schedule

Past Services

Memorial Mass

Saturday, October 15, 2022

Starts at 11:30 am (Eastern time)

St. Thomas More Roman Catholic Church

186 Gordons Corner Rd, Manalapan Township, NJ 07726

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