Services Wednesday for Thomas E. Burke


Thomas E. Burke, 89, of Edgartown and Bethel, Maine, died on Monday, April 8, 2019, at the Massachusetts General Hospital.

Thomas was the husband of Elizabeth A. (Flanigan) Burke; the father of Karen A. Burke, Kevin E. Burke, and Stephanie Ogden, and the brother of Robert and Michael Burke. He was predeceased by his daughter, Janeen Burke, and his brother, Eugene Burke.
His funeral Mass will be celebrated in St. Elizabeth’s Church, Main Street, Edgartown, on Wednesday, April 17, at 11 am. Burial will follow in Sacred Heart Cemetery, Vineyard Avenue, Oak Bluffs, with military honors provided by the veterans of Martha’s Vineyard. A celebration of his life will be held at a later date to be announced.

Arrangements are under the care of the Chapman, Cole and Gleason Funeral Home, Edgartown Road, Oak Bluffs. Visit for online guestbook and information.