Margaret C. Burke, age 79

of Quincy

Margaret C. Burke, age 79

Margaret C. (Davis) Burke, age 79, of Quincy, died peacefully, Thursday, February 8, 2024 at Hancock Park Rehabilitation and Nursing Center, surrounded by her loving family.

Margaret was born in Boston, to the late James Davis and Muriel (McDonough) Casey. Raised in Allston, she was a graduate of Brighton High School. She lived in Quincy for over fifty years, previously in Allston.

Margie was a homemaker who was devoted to her family, especially her children.

Margie was an avid reader, an avid Boston Celtics and Boston Bruins fan, and enjoyed the music of Bob Marley.

Devoted mother of Robert E. Burke, Jr. and his wife Carla of Quincy, Maria Barrett and her husband Thomas of Weymouth, David M. Burke and his fiancée Julie Gravina of Plymouth, and Philip J. Burke of Brockton.

Loving grandmother of twins Brittany Golden and Carlton Burke, and Lillian Burke.

Dear sister of Robert Casey, David Casey, and Paul Davis, and predeceased by Jimmy Davis, William Davis, Philip Davis, and Marie Davis.

Dear lifelong friend of Sandy O’Connor of Watertown.

Former wife of the late Robert E. Burke.

Margie is also survived by many nieces and nephews.

Visiting hours will be held at the Sweeney Brothers Home for Funerals, 1 Independence Avenue, Quincy, on Sunday, February 11, from 1 – 4 p.m. Relatives and friends are invited to attend. Cremation to follow.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Margaret’s memory may be made to the American Heart Association, 93 Worcester Street, Wellesley, MA 02481.


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  • Maria and family. So sorry for your loss❤️Trish

  • So sorry for your loss! Prayers for you and your family.🙏🏻🙏🏻🙏🏻


  • Dear Dave, I’m so sorry for your loss 🙏🏻

  • Your mom is smiling down thanking you for being the best kids . You all took amazing care of her keep her memories alive. Thinking and sending hugs

  • Dear Phil so sorry to hear of your moms passing, may memories keep your heart smiling as you go through this difficult time. I love you Phil and sending you and your family my sincere sorry for your loss. M❤ms are special she will be with you always. Xoxo

  • Dave we are So Sorry for the loss of your mom. I knew she was your best friend. I’m sure she was a great mom and you are a great son. You are like a brother to us and we all Love you and are keeping you in our hearts. Love, The Rimovitz family

  • I am so sorry for your loss, Dave! You and your family are in my prayers and thoughts!
    Po @Snug

  • Dear Phil, Mike and all who loved your Momma and all whom she loved,
    So very saddened to learn of your beautiful Mom’s passing. I know she was the light of your life and you hers. Such devotion and quality time you gave so generously was admirable and surely gave her brightest moments.
    I know your Mom must have done great things in her life Phil, however her greatest accomplishments was having a son like you.
    You loved hard and she loved you right back..
    My heart to your heart Darling….
    Ginny Ross

  • God bless so sorry for your family’s loss. I know how much she meant to all pf you.