John Joseph Burke II (1909-1986) aka John Stephen Burke, Chief Quartermaster, Department of the Navy, Brooklyn, New York (b. July 05, 1909, Jersey City, Hudson County, New Jersey, 07307, USA - d. May 12, 1986, 12:20 pm, Cooper Hospital, Camden, Camden County, New Jersey, USA) Social Security Number 140246935.
Parents[edit | edit source]
John was born to John Joseph Burke I (1868-1939) and Josephine Smith (1874-1962).
Half siblings[edit | edit source]
His father was previously married to Nora M. Finn (1866-1898), and they had a child: Mary Margaret Burke (1890-1949) aka May Burke, who married Thomas Patrick Norton I (1891-1968) who was the Yardmaster at the Delaware Lackawanna & Western (DL&W) Railroad in Hoboken. Tom would later marry Mary's half-sibling after her death.
Full siblings[edit | edit source]
His siblings include: Bertha Marie Burke (1902-1971) who married Stephen H. Prasky (1897-1965); William Burke II (1904-1996) an oil worker at the Bayway Refinery in Elizabeth in New Jersey who married Eleanor Catherine Outwater (1912-1978); Josephine Veronica Burke (1907-1995) aka May Burke, who married Thomas Patrick Norton I (1891-1968) who was the Yardmaster at the Delaware Lackawanna & Western (DL&W) Railroad in Hoboken; Margaret E. Burke (1913-c1971) who worked for the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and married David Thomas Morgan (c1914-c1974) but had no children; and Owen John Burke (1915-1984) who was a World War II Veteran that never married.
Marriage[edit | edit source]
On January 20, 1933 John Burke married Elizabeth Jones (1909-1958) at Saint Joseph's Roman Catholic Church on Baldwin Avenue in Jersey City, New Jersey and together they had two children.
Chief Quartermaster[edit | edit source]
During the 1940s they lived at 364 Randolph Avenue in Jersey City and in the 1950s they moved to 610 Hubbard Avenue in Union, New Jersey. He worked as the Chief Quartermaster at the Department of the Navy in Brooklyn, New York as a civilian employee.
Death[edit | edit source]
He died in 1986 of colon cancer and he was buried at Saint Gertrude Cemetery in Colonia in Woodbridge Township, New Jersey. He was living at 1910 Morris Drive in Cherry Hill when he died. He was buried in Saint Gertrude's Roman Catholic Cemetery in Colonia.