Andover, MA — Sr. Mary Anthony Burke, O.S.C., 89, died Tuesday, February 19, 2013, at Mary Immaculate Nursing Home in Lawrence, in the Sixty Second year of her Profession.
A daughter of the late Pierre and the late Catherine (Smith) Burke, she was born May 7, 1923, in St. John’s Newfoundland, Canada.
Sister Mary Anthony entered Religious Life on September 24, 1948, and took her Solemn Profession of Vows on July 2, 1956.
Her survivors include her brother, Rev. Michael M. Burke of Corpus Christi, TX as well as her religious family at the Monastery of St. Clare in Andover.
ARRANGEMENTS: Sister Mary Anthony Burke will lie in state on Friday February 22, at the Monastery of St. Clare, 445 River RD., Andover from 2 Until 5 P.M. with a wake service to be held at 4 P.M. on Friday. On Saturday, her funeral mass will be offeered at 9 A.M. at the Monastery. Burial in St. Mary cemetery. Arrangements by The McDonough Funeral Home, 14 Highland St., Lowell, MA 978-458-6816. Memorials in her name to the monastery of St. Clare, 445 River Rd., Andover, MA 01810. E-Condolence Site www.mcdonoughfuneralhome.com