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Obituary: William Patrick Burke, 53

Nov 22, 2014 10:16PM ● By Bill Gilman
William Patrick Burke, 53, of North Andover, formerly of Woburn, died suddenly from complications of Amyloidosis Wednesday at Lawrence General Hospital.
William was born in Winchester to the late Edward and Mary Lou (Silk) Burke. William was the founder and owner of Bur-Tec, the parent company of Home-Tec, Yard-Tec and Outstanding Stone Inc. of North Andover. He is survived by his loving wife, Diana (Eklund) Burke of North Andover and his two cherished children, Benjamin William Burke and Delaney Hanora Burke.
Also among his survivors are his brother, Edward F. Burke Jr. and his wife Lisa of Natick and Noreen Callahan and her husband Bill of Tewksbury.
A Funeral Mass will be offered on Monday at 10 AM at St. Michael's Church in North Andover; burial will follow in Ridgewood Cemetery, also in North Andover. Family and friends may visit Sunday from 3-7 PM at the Conte Funeral Home, 17 Third Street, NORTH ANDOVER. In lieu of flowers, the family is asking for donations for the creation of a foundation dedicated to raising money for research pertaining to Amyloid-related diseases. The fund will be established in William Burke's name early in the New Year. If interested in donating, please contact his children.
Thank you. For directions or to offer on-line condolences, please visit: www.conte Benjamin: Delaney:
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