Funeral service for PEI Curling Hall of Fame member Lorn “Luker” Burke to be held on Wednesday

J.E. Lorn “Luker” Burke


Peacefully at Beach Grove Home on Tuesday, March 27, 2018 of J. E. Lorn “Luker” Burke of Charlottetown, age 86 years, a long-time employee of Sears.

Beloved husband of Beryl Burke (nee Beagan) and dear father to Kathie Gallant, Lorna DesRoches (Donald) and Cheryl Dillon (Bill). Also survived by grandchildren Brett Gallant, Chantelle DesRoches, Mathieu DesRoches, Daniel Dillon and Mark Dillon, brothers Art Burke (Bev), Cy Burke (Bernadette) and sister Shirley Doyle (Ray). Predeceased by his parents Anthony and Julie “Lillie” (nee Gallant) Burke, brothers Frank and Clarence Burke and sister Mary Ryan.

Resting at the Hennessey Cutcliffe Charlottetown Funeral Home from where the funeral service will be held on Wednesday, April 11, at 10 a.m. in the funeral home chapel. Visiting hours on Tuesday, April 10, from 4-7 p.m. If so desired, donations may be made to KidSport PEI or the PEI Alzheimer’s Society. Online condolences may be made at

Lorn Burke and his daughter Kathie Gallant, at their PEI Curling Hall of Fame induction in 2011

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