Edward LaFrance
B: 1946-08-16
D: 2019-02-13
View Details
LaFrance, Edward
Anna Brannigan
B: 1926-07-12
D: 2019-02-13
View Details
Brannigan, Anna
Carmela Carabetta
B: 1926-12-02
D: 2019-02-12
View Details
Carabetta, Carmela
Sophie Crosson
B: 1917-04-28
D: 2019-02-12
View Details
Crosson, Sophie
Justin Miller
B: 1983-11-14
D: 2019-02-11
View Details
Miller, Justin
Maria Ricciardi
B: 1937-02-25
D: 2019-02-10
View Details
Ricciardi, Maria
Mary Vecchitto
B: 1926-05-02
D: 2019-02-08
View Details
Vecchitto, Mary
Bernardo Vargas
B: 1983-03-12
D: 2019-02-07
View Details
Vargas, Bernardo
Helen Gucwa
B: 1925-01-06
D: 2019-02-05
View Details
Gucwa, Helen
Ann "Nancy" Gaudet
B: 1930-05-03
D: 2019-02-02
View Details
Gaudet, Ann "Nancy"
Barbara Salvati
B: 1952-07-09
D: 2019-01-31
View Details
Salvati, Barbara
Geraldine Cantliffe
B: 1927-11-25
D: 2019-01-30
View Details
Cantliffe, Geraldine
Stephen Sokol
B: 1960-05-07
D: 2019-01-30
View Details
Sokol, Stephen
Catherine Albano
B: 1925-08-05
D: 2019-01-28
View Details
Albano, Catherine
Robert Gaudet
B: 1928-07-28
D: 2019-01-27
View Details
Gaudet, Robert
Donna Zaleski
B: 1953-06-22
D: 2019-01-27
View Details
Zaleski, Donna
John Ward
B: 1939-10-18
D: 2019-01-26
View Details
Ward, John
Anne DiMella
B: 1938-09-05
D: 2019-01-25
View Details
DiMella, Anne
Theresa Nadeau
B: 1931-09-04
D: 2019-01-24
View Details
Nadeau, Theresa
Rubye Howell
B: 1929-05-02
D: 2019-01-22
View Details
Howell, Rubye
William Schott
B: 1947-05-19
D: 2019-01-20
View Details
Schott, William


Use the form above to find your loved one. You can search using the name of your loved one, or any family name for current or past services entrusted to our firm.

Click here to view all obituaries
Search Obituaries
88 East Main St.
Meriden, CT 06450
Phone: (203) 235-3338
Fax: (203) 686-1676
John Burke
In Memory of
John T.
1926 - 2018
Memorial Candle Tribute From
John J. Ferry & Sons Funeral Home
"We are honored to provide this Book of Memories to the family."
View full message >>>

Obituary for John T. Burke

John T.  Burke
Our wonderful father, John T. Burke, recently passed away peacefully at home at the age of 91. He had been married to his sweetheart Marilyn for sixty extraordinary years. Together they raised three children, Tom and twins Sarah and Beth. John was a skilled carpenter, electrician, plumber, handyman and over the years he and Marilyn renovated their home. It was a home full of love and nurturing with family time spent outdoors hiking, camping, picnicking, skating, cross country skiing and sunset evenings at Hammonasset for a swim. John was a life-long resident of Meriden. He enlisted in the Navy at seventeen and worked as an electrician aboard the USS Beckham during WWII. On returning from the service, he graduated from UConn with a degree in education but chose a career with the U.S. Postal Service, where he was employed for thirty-seven years. John was also a life-long learner who never stopped asking questions. He read his New York Times daily from cover to cover and listened to news programs until wee hours of the morning. He was well informed on all current and past events, especially local and World politics. He certainly would have a lot to comment on these days. He also has an extraordinary knowledge of Meriden and its history.
John will be dearly missed by his son Thomas and wife Rihab and their son Weylin; daughter Sarah and her sons Thomas and Tennie; daughter, Elizabeth and husband Nelson and their children, Matthew and Rebecca; and by his sister Mary and family. He also had five adoring great-grandchildren, Lillian , Stephen, Samuel, Eloise and Margaret Marilyn.
May the sun shine warm upon your face Dad. We love you.