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Margaret Mary Burke

Obituary for Margaret Mary Burke

March 26, 1941 - March 15, 2018
Pelham Manor, New York | Age 76

Margaret will be remembered as a straight shooter with a great personality.


Margaret "Meg" Burke of Pelham Manor, New York, passed away on Thursday, March 15, 2018. She was 76 years old.

Born in New Rochelle NY to William Telford and Kathleen Dooley, Meg was the eldest of two and was raised in Pelham Manor with her brother Bill. She graduated from Pelham Memorial High School before attending the Brockport State teachers College. After attending Brockport State Meg began working as a travel agent for AAA. Meg loved to travel with her late husband Walter. Through her life long career as a travel agent the couple would travel the world. When Meg wasn't on an international excursion she could be found at the Shamrock House in East Durham or spending time at the Irish Benevolent society where she had served as president. Margaret will be remembered as a straight shooter with a great personality. She was giving and was always ready to help. Margaret is survived by her brother William "Bill" Telford (Janet) of CT, her sister-in-laws Eileen Lunberg of the Bronx and Theresa Brosnan of Florida.

A celebration of Margarets life will take place at the Pelham Funeral Home, located at 64 Lincoln Avenue, Pelham, NY, on Thursday, March 22nd from 9:30 AM to 10:30 AM. A mass of Christian Burial will take place at St. Catherines Church, located 25 second Avenue, Pelham NY. on Thursday, March 22nd at 11:00 AM. Interment will follow at Beechwood Cemetery In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Margarets Memory to a charity of your choice.

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