Joyce H. BurkeMarch 13,2013
Joyce H. BurkeJoyce H. Burke
DURHAM, N.H. — Joyce H. Burke, 81, formerly of Rutland, died March 10, 2013, in Dover, N.H.
Born August 29, 1931, in Rutland, Vt., the daughter of Ray and Mildred (Dunn) Haseltine.
Joyce was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and friend. She had boundless energy and a generous heart. Joyce spent her life nurturing and caring for others and found joy in every day. Her courageous spirit and strong faith guided her through many of life’s challenges and she will be greatly missed by her family and friends.
She was predeceased by her husband, Matthew Burke; her son, Michael Burke; and a brother, Ray Haseltine.
Survivors include her children, Terri O’Mara and her husband James, Tim Burke and his wife Angie, Ann Haddock and her husband Jeff, and Matthew Burke and his wife Lisa; and 11 grandchildren.
Visiting hours will be held on Wednesday, March 13, from 4-7 p.m. at the Kent & Pelczar Funeral Home, 77 Exeter St., Newmarket.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Thursday at 10 a.m. from the Church of St. Thomas More, Durham.
Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society or New Hampshire Catholic Charities.
Visit www.kentandpelczarfh.com for more information.
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