Fr Don Burke SMA [RIP]

Fr Daniel (Don) Burke SMA died peacefully last night, 31 March 2021, in St Theresa’s Nursing Unit, SMA House, Blackrock Road, Cork. Fr Don was 88 years of age.

Don was from Waterford City, one of six children born to Maurice and Laura (née Coffey). His brother, Fr Maurice SMA, was a missionary in Nigeria and the United States and died in 1998. Don had four sisters – Mary (Stephens) and Peggy (Hennebry) predeceased him. He is survived by his sisters, Miss Laura Burke (Waterford) and Mrs Patricia Troy (Dublin).

Fr Don’s private funeral will take place on Good Friday, in accordance with government guidelines.

May he rest in peace.

Funeral Service:  On Good Friday at twelve noon Irish time.  This can be viewed via the Wilton Parish Webcam  Click Here