Christine Ann Burke
January 20, 1950 – August 6, 2018
Christine Ann Burke, 68, of Harrisburg, passed away Monday, August 6, 2018 at her home, surrounded by her family. She was born January 20, 1950 in Wilkes-Barre; she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Sophie (Markowski) Ramus; and preceded in death by her brother, James Ramus. Surviving is her husband of 48 years, Michael B. Burke; daughter, Jennifer E. Valley, (Daryl), of Hummelstown; son, Timothy P. Burke, (Felicia), of Harrisburg; 2 grandchildren, Marissa Davis and Tylar Burke; brother, Joseph Ramus of New Cumberland; and sister, Mary Jo Ramus of Phoenix. She was a graduate of Bishop McDevitt High School (class of ’67) and Penn State Harrisburg. She was employed by the Pennsylvania Housing Finance Agency as a Senior REO Officer for nearly 20 years, and a member of St. Catherine Laboure Catholic Church. Christine was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, sister, and friend. She was a generous and kind person with a contagious laugh, and a smile that could light up a room. A visitation will be held on Tuesday, August 14th from 9:30-11:00 a.m. at St. Catherine Laboure Catholic Church in Harrisburg. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated immediately following at the Church. Burial will be at 1:00 p.m. at Indiantown Gap National Cemetery in Annville. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society and Hospice of Central PA.
- Visitation Tuesday, August 14, 2018
- Mass of Christian Burial Tuesday, August 14, 2018