Obituary of Frances M. Burke
RENSSELAER - Frances M. Burke, 86, of Rensselaer, passed away on Tuesday October 1, 2019, at St Peter's Hospice.
Frances was born in Rensselaer, New York, the daughter of the late William and Fannie Smith.
She graduated from St. Johns Academy in Rensselaer and later worked as a Legal Secretary for O'Connell and Aronowitz in Albany, NY.
Frances was predeceased by her husband Geoffrey C. Burke Jr.
Survivors include sons William (Faith) Burke, Geoffrey Burke III, daughters Mary Burke and Patricia Burke.
She is also survived by her grandchildren Angela (Ryan) Sickles, Matthew, Michael (Carina) and Christine Burke, Bryan Cross and Michael and Dylan Jones as well as great grandchildren Isabelle and Jonah Sickles.
Friends may call from 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM on Saturday at the Wm. J. Rockefeller Funeral Home, Inc., 165 Columbia Turnpike in Rensselaer followed by a funeral service at 11:30 AM.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in Frances’s name to the Bruen Rescue Squad,