Adele Nicole "Nikki" Burke

December 26, 1943November 19, 2021

Adele Nicole "Nikki" Burke, age 77, of Southport, North Carolina passed away on Friday, November 19, 2021. Nikki was born December 26, 1943 in Quincy, MA, daughter of the late Adeline Marcotte. She was a graduate of Quincy High School and attended Bridgewater State College, working toward an art degree. Nikki was very active in the Camp Fire Girls and had been a den mother for the Cub Scouts and then continuing to support her two sons to attain Eagle Scout. She managed the family businesses, including Lampworks and John T. Burke Design, Inc. Nikki enjoyed walking, swimming, golfing, tennis, mahjong and was a talented quilter. Survivors include her husband, John T. Burke; two sons, Jack Burke and Stuart Burke; three grandchildren, Stuart, Alan, and Isabelle; two brothers, Damien Marcotte and Bill Marcotte; two brother-in-laws, Russell and George; three sister-in-laws, Anne-Marie, Diane, and Pat. She will be missed by all her close friends and close relatives. She was preceded in death by her sister, Sherry Cleary. The funeral mass will be held at 11:00am on Tuesday, November 30th at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Southport, NC. The family will receive friends in the Church Hall following the committal service. Burial will be at Cape Fear Memorial Park following the funeral. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Nikki's name to A Big Heart Foundation, Inc. at 1220 S Graham Street, Charlotte NC 28203.

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Peacock - Newnam & White Funeral and Cremation Service, Southport, North Carolina.


30 November

Funeral Mass

11:00 am

Sacred Heart Catholic Church

5269 Dosher Cutoff SE
Southport, NC 28461


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Russ Triolo

November 24, 2021

John and family
Betty and I want to extend our deepest condolences for your loss. Nicki was obviously a fighter who despite her ongoing issues remained upbeat when last I saw her. I know she will be missed.

Kevin & Beth O’Connor

November 23, 2021

John, Jack, and Stuart, your wife/mother was a very strong, brave, and terrific person that will be missed by her many St. James friends. May God’s peace be with you during these grieving times