Judy Burke

Former Forest Park teacher

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Judy Burke (nee Sapp), of Burr Ridge, died on Feb. 10, 2017. She was a teacher at Garfield Elementary School for over 20 years. 

Judy is survived by her children, Mary (Mike) Bromet and Dan (Raphiza) Burke; her grandchildren, Patrick, Katherine, Lauren, Camilla, Madeline and Declan; her siblings, Jack (Toni) Sapp and Gene (Norma) Sapp; and her many nieces, nephews and friends. She was preceded in death by her husband, Dr. Edward J. Burke; and her brother, Jack (Toni) Sapp. 

Visitation was held on Feb. 13 at Hallowell & James Funeral Home, followed by a Mass at St. John of the Cross Church and interment at Queen of Heaven Cemetery on Feb. 14. 

The family appreciates donations to the American Cancer Society. 

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Erika Goodman Osborn  

Posted: February 15th, 2017 7:33 AM

One of the best teachers at Garfield (we had the BEST at Garfield). Thank you for encouraging us especially the Science extra credit you gave us that year where I earned a special lunch with just you. Always remembered. Prayers for her family.

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