Thomas  Burke Jr.
Date of Birth:  August 12,1946
Date of Death:  October 14,2012
Arrangements:

Visitation
  • Stallings Funeral Home, P.A.  
  • 3111 Mountain Road, Pasadena, MD 21122     View Map
  • Thursday October 18, 2012   3-5 & 7-9PM
Service
  • Magothy Chelsea Lutheran Church  
  • 265 Beach Avenue, Pasadena, MD 21122     View Map
  • Friday October 19,2012   11AM
Burial
  • Crownsville Veterans Cemetery  
  • 1122 Sunrise Beach Road, Crownsville, MD 21032     View Map
  • Monday October 22,2012   11:30AM
Details:
  • Thomas Edmond Burke Jr. known to many as Butch Burke, 66, passed away comfortably surrounded by his family in his  Pasadena home from cancer.
    Butch graduated in 1964 from Glen Burnie High School and joined the Navy and was stationed on USS Yosemite. He married his childhood sweetheart Pam Foster in 1966 and raised their two children Tom and Jason in their Pasadena home. Butch retired from Northrup Grumman (previously Westinghouse) last year prior to receiving a kidney transplant from his sister Jennie. He was a member of the old Magothy Beach Rod and Reel Club and the Upside Downers. He has enjoyed his retirement this past year taking a cruise, working around his home and his church ( Magothy Chelsea Lutheran), and spending more time with his family.
    Butch is survived by his wife of 46 years Pam, his two children Tom & Jason daughter –in-law Casey his five grandchildren and younger siblings Jennie Bathras and Phillip Burke all of Pasadena and many nieces & nephews.
    Friends may call on Thursday from 3:00 to 5:00 and 7:00 to 9:00 PM at the Stallings Funeral Home, PA.  Funeral services will be held at the Magothy Chelsea Lutheran Church on Friday at 11:00 AM.  Interment Maryland Veterans Cemetery.  In Lieu of flowers donations to Magothy Chelsea Lutheran Community Church.