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Flames statement on the passing of Joan Sammon Burke

by Staff Writer / Calgary Flames

CALGARY, AB -- It is with deepest sympathies we advise that the mother of Flames’ President of Hockey Operations Brian Burke, Joan Sammon Burke, passed away peacefully today, Thursday April 3, 2014, in Vero Beach, FL. Mrs. Burke was 85 years of age.

A public visitation will be held 5:00pm – 8:00pm on Saturday, April 5th at Strunk Funeral Home, 916 17th Street, Vero Beach, FL. The funeral service is scheduled for 2:30pm, Sunday, April 6th at Holy Cross Catholic Church, 500 Iris Lane, Vero Beach, FL.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be directed to the VNA Hospice, 901 37th Street, Vero Beach, FL, 32963

Our thoughts and prayers are with Brian and his family as they grieve their loss.

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