SOMERS, N.Y. - Dorothy Brennan Burke of Somers died Wednesday, Dec. 18. She was 96.
Burke was born July 14, 1917, in Brooklyn; daughter of Eugene and Josephine Isola. She retired after 25 years as school lunch manager at Maria Regina High School. She gave her time to many charitable endeavors including The Ladies of Charity and the TWIGS organization of Northern Westchester Hospital.
Burke is survived by her children, James (Bonnie) Brennan, Jeanne-marie (Andrew) Shea, Matthew (Susan) Brennan and Thomas Brennan; seven grandchildren; sister, Gloria Palmieri; step-children, Cathleen (Steve) Visscher, Michael (Debbie), Stephen (Heidi), and Martin Burke; four step-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her parents; husbands, James Edward Brennan and Martin Joseph Burke; and granddaughter, Maria Buffy Brennan.
Calling hours are Friday, Dec. 20 from 3 to 7 p.m. at Clark Associates Funeral Home , Katonah. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Saturday, Dec. 21 at St. Joseph's Church, 95 Plum Brook Road, Somers. Interment will follow at Gate Of Heaven Cemetery, Hawthorne.
In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Burke may be sent to Xavier Society for the Blind, 154 East 23rd Street, New York, NY 10010. 212 473-7800 ext 120 or firstname.lastname@example.org .
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