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436 Cedar Avenue
Scranton, PA 18505
Phone: (570) 343-2212
Fax: (570) 961-2326
Beatrice Burke

Beatrice C. "Bridget" Burke

October 8, 1934 - September 5, 2019
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Obituary

Beatrice C. “Bridget” Burke of Scranton died Thursday September 5, 2019 at the Regional Hospital of Scranton.
Born in Dunmore, she was the daughter of the late Francis and Beatrice Ruddy O’Donnell. A graduate of St. Paul’s High School in Dunmore. Prior to retirement, Bridget, worked at many different jobs throughout her lifetime but the job she was most passionate about and proud of was being a School Bus Driver. She loved her children on her bus routes and forged a personal connection to many of the children.

Bridget, was an avid animal rights advocate. She always owned pets and took very good care of them. Once she owned an animal, she owned it for life. Bridget was a loving mother, grandmother, and great grandmother and her family was always her top priority. She had the heart of a Lion and would always protect her family at all cost.

Surviving are daughter Colleen Washington; sons Timothy Burke Jr., and Joseph Burke, all of Scranton; daughter-in-law Laura Longest; 9 grandchildren; numerous great-grandchildren and great-great grandchildren; nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by sons Patrick Burke and Francis X. Burke Jr.; son-in-law Vernon Washington; daughter-in-law Christina Phillips Burke; granddaughter Kelly Ann Drake. Also surviving are 3 dogs Petra, Leo, Jack and a cat Casey.

A celebration of Beatrice’s life will be held Tuesday from 5-6 pm, and a remembrance of her life will be held from 6-7 pm in the Miller Bean Funeral Home Inc., 436 Cedar Ave. Scranton. A Mass of Christian Burial in St. Mary of Mount Carmel Church and interment in Cathedral Cemetery will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to St. Cats & Dogs Inc., 700 Nay Aug Ave. Scranton, PA 18510.
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  • Visitation

    September 10, 2019 | 5:00pm - 6:00pm
    When
    September 10, 2019 5:00pm - 6:00pm
    Location
    Miller Bean Funeral Home, Inc
    Address
    436 Cedar Avebue
    SCRANTON, PA 18505
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  • Service

    6:00pm
    Location
    Miller Bean Funeral Home, Inc
    Address
    436 Cedar Avebue
    SCRANTON, PA 18505
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  • Interment

    Location
    Cathedral Cemetery
    Address
    1708 Oram Street
    SCRANTON, PA 18504
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    Notes
    Interment will be at a later date.

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