As sadly we previously reported, the death took place on Tuesday last of former Minister for Education and EU Commissioner, Mr Richard (Dick) Burke, Mount Merrion, Dublin and formerly of Upperchurch, Thurles, Co. Tipperary.
Beloved husband of Mary, father of Mary, David, Audrey, Richard, Avila and pre-deceased by his son Joseph, Mr Burke sadly passed away suddenly at his home on March 15th last. The passing of Mr Burke is most deeply regretted by his adoring family, his sister Eileen, daughters-in-law, sons-in-law, his treasured grandchildren David, Robert, Stephen, Edie, Richard, Ava, Alison, Zach, Elia, Grace, Erin and Michael, sisters-in-law and brother-in-law, nieces, nephews and all his relatives and many friends.
The earthly remains of Mr Burke will be removed on Friday (18th March) to the Church of St. Thérése, Mount Merrion, to arrive at 5:00pm.
Funeral Mass will take place at 10:00am on Saturday (19th March), followed by cremation in the Victorian Chapel, Mount Jerome, Harold’s Cross, Dublin.
Note: Family flowers only please.
Ar dheis Dé go raibh a anam dílis.