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F, n. 1886-02-01, d. 1972-08-28
- Relationship | lien de parenté: Petite-fille à la 7e génération de Jacques Léger dit Larosette
Les enfants de Amanda Léger et Jude Bourque:
- [S277] Jude Burke & Amanda Legere - tombstone, cimetière St Charles Nativity, Amherst, NS, photographié par Rick Legere le 2004-05-31.
- [S7235] M. Amanda Burke - obituary, Moncton Times, Moncton, NB, August 29, 1972, pg 3.
- [S8579] Recensement du Canada - 1891, Ménage de Josué Léger, NB, G2 (Shediac), 24 (Westmorland), page 13, ligne 8-16, ménage 49, Gilles Pinet.
- [S40] Shediac, N.B., Registre de la paroisse Saint-Joseph (1863-1926); microfilm: F1918 , microfilmé par P. Landry, microfilmé en juin 1978; Centre d'études acadiennes Anselme Chiasson.
- [S4319] Edith Burke - obituary, Amherst Daily News, Amherst, NS, April 7, 2008;Amherst Daily News (1972 - Present) Amherst, NS
Monday, April 7th, 2008
The death of Edith Burke, age 93, of Gables Nursing Home, Amherst, occurred on Saturday, April 5, 2008. Born in Amherst, she was a daughter of the late Jude and Amanda (Legere) Burke. Edith was a member of the Holy Family Parish, Amherst, and the CWL, as well as a past member of the Ladies Auxiliary and past member and past secretary of the Golden Years Society and the Golden Echo’s Band. Formerly active with the CNIB (Cumberland Co.) an avid bowler and card player, she enjoyed reading and crosswords. She loved to travel. In earlier days, she played shortstop for the first ladies softball team of Amherst, the Amherst Red Wings. In 1935 & 1944 the Red Wings were Maritime Champions. When able, she volunteered with Gables’ Nursing Home. Following her marriage to her late husband Ernest in 1958, she lived in the U.S.A. for a number of years returning to Amherst in 1962. Edith was predeceased by her husband Ernest, in 1974, and by sister Juliette, and brothers, Leon “Pinkie”, Leo, Arthur and Elmo and special relative and friend, Lynda Burke. She is survived by nieces and nephews and special friend, Ginny Ramsay. Edith’s remains have been entrusted into the care of the Furlong Jones Funeral Home Chapel, 68 Church Street, Amherst, from where a time of visitation will be held Tuesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral mass for Edith Burke will be held from the Holy Family Parish Church, Church St., Amherst, on Wednesday, April 9, 2008 at 10 a.m. Burial in the St. Charles - Nativity Cemetery in the spring. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to the Lynda Burke Memorial Scholarship Society gratefully appreciated. www.furlongjones.ca.
- [S14742] A. P. Burke - obituary, Times & Transcript, Moncton, NB, 1990-04-10.
- [S2872] Leo Burke - obituary, Amherst Daily News, Amherst, NS, March 6, 1989, pg 11;Amherst Daily News (1972 - Present) Amherst, NS
Monday, March 6th, 1989 pg 11
Leo A. Burke
Amherst - The death of Leo A. Burke, of 41 South Albion St., Amherst, occurred Friday, March 3, 1989, at Highland Regional Hospital, Amherst, He was 80. Born in Shediac, N.B., he was a son of the late Jude and Amanda (Legere) Burke. He was a mechanic with the former Jack Smith Garage prior to 1946, at which time he and his brothers, Arthur and Elmo, owned and operated Burke Bros. Garage on Cresent Street until 1960. From 1960 to 1962 he was engaged as foreman with Rivers and Dickenson Ltd. He then became employed with the Dominion experimental farm in Nappan up until his retirement in 1973. He loved the outdoors and spent many hours hunting and fishing. He was a member of the Nativity of Our Lady Roman Catholic Church. Besides his parents he was predeceased by a sister, Juliette Wilson, and a brother, Leon "Pickie". He is survived by his wife, the former Effie Lorimer; a daughter, Joan (Mrs. Seymore Zidle) of Winnipeg, Man., a son, Harold of Amherst; a sister. Edith Burke of Amherst; two brothers, Elmo and Arthur, both of Amherst; 10 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. His remains rested at Furlong's Funeral Home Amherst, where visitation hours were held Saturday and Sunday. Prayers were held at the funeral home Sunday evening. The funeral mass will be held today at 10 a.m. at Nativity of Our Lady Roman Catholic Church, conducted by Ft. David MacDonald. Spring burial will be in St. Charles Cemetery.
- [S15] Registre de la paroisse Saint-Charles Borromée d'Amherst, NE , microfilmé par R. LeBlanc, microfilmé en août 2000; Centre d'études acadiennes Anselme Chiasson.