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“Chris ,Myles and Kevin I am so sorry fir your loss. Many memories of you guys are sure part of me. Hugs ”
1 of 5 | Posted by: Kathy D - Auburn, MA

“Rest in Peace, I have enjoyed all the years knowing you as my best friend ”
2 of 5 | Posted by: Pat Hebert - Stafford Springs, CT

“Dear Kris and Billy, I am so sorry to hear about Sue. We did some crazy things in High School! You are in my thoughts and prayers Love to you...Read More »
3 of 5 | Posted by: A friend

“Very sorry for your loss may she rest in peace ”
4 of 5 | Posted by: Edward. J McManaman. Sr - FL

“MAY THE THOUGHT OF KNOWING THAT FRIENDS AND FAMILY SHARE IN YOUR GRIEF BE OF COMFORT TO YOUR FAMILY.PLEASE READ PROV 17:17 ”
5 of 5 | Posted by: KELLEY - OH


Susan M. (Akasten) Burke, 62, of Stafford Springs, formerly of Worcester, MA., and Auburn, MA., passed away on Thursday December 15, 2016 in her home.
She is survived by her husband, Augustine F. Burke, three sons, Kevin J. Burke of Stafford Springs; Myles A. Burke and Christopher J. Burke both of Savannah, GA., a grandson, Caleb Cesaitis of Oxford, MA., a brother, William Akasten and his wife Chris of Worcester. She was born in Worcester, a daughter of Valentine C. and Rita (Arasniewicz) Akasten
Many years ago Susan was a Social Worker at Worcester State Hospital and worked there for several years. She was a graduate of Holy Name High School and attended the University of Massachusetts, Amherst.
The funeral will be held on Thursday December 22, 2016 with a Memorial Mass at 10:30 A.M. in Our Lady of Czestochowa Church, 34 Ward Street, Worcester. Burial will be at a later date in Notre Dame Cemetery, Worcester. HENRY-DIRSA FUNERAL HOME, 33 Ward Street, Worcester is assisting the family.