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William Burke

May 26, 1984 — August 2, 2019

New Iberia - A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:00 am on Monday, August 5, 2019, at St. Peter Catholic Church in New Iberia for William Joseph Burke, 35, who passed away on Friday, August 2, 2019, in New Iberia, due to complications from brain cancer. Interment will follow in the Holy Family Cemetery. Rev. William Blanda will be the Celebrant. A gathering of family and friends will be Sunday from 5:00 pm until 9:00 pm at Pellerin Funeral Home. A rosary, led by Deacon Wade Broussard, Sister Mary Magdalen and Sister Mary Peter, will be prayed at 7:00 pm on Sunday. Visitation will continue on Monday from 8:00 am until 9:30 am. A native of New Iberia, William was born on May 26, 1984 to Patrick and Barbara Lalumandier Burke, and was a graduate of Catholic High, Louisiana Technical College in carpentry, and the University of Louisiana Lafayette. He had been employed with the Affiliated Blind of Louisiana, Costco, and St. Peter’s Catholic Church. A member of the St. Peter’s Knights of Columbus Council 1208, William enjoyed attending Mass at St. Peter’s and Our Lady of Wisdom, walking, visiting with people, and helping others. Survivors include his parents,; Deacon and Mrs. Patrick and Barbara Burke of New Iberia; brother, Robert P. Burke of New Iberia; sisters, Nicole Burke Beaver and husband Ronnie of New Iberia, Ellen Burke Howard and husband Greg of Prairieville; paternal grandfather, Colonel Dracos Burke, USAF, Ret. of New Iberia; aunts, Paula Forster, Marie Dugal and husband Don, Wannetta Lyda and husband Mark, Janet Lalumandier, Celeste Callahan and husband Richard, Janet G. Burke, and Kathleen Haik and husband Dicky; uncles, Michael Burke and wife Mary Ann, and Thomas Burke and wife Tina. He was preceded in death by his paternal grandmother, Carrie Dupuy Burke; maternal grandparents, Arthur and Dolores Lalumandier; and an uncle, Alan Burke. Pallbearers will be Robert P. Burke, Ronnie Beaver, Greg Howard, Dicky Haik, Brad Ste. Marie, Freddie DeCourt, and Richie Haik. Due to severe allergies, the family kindly request no flowers, cologne or perfumes. In lieu of flowers, the family request memorial contributions be made to the Affiliated Blind of Louisiana, 409 W. St. Mary Blvd, Lafayette, LA 70506. Pellerin Funeral Home, 502 Jefferson Terrace Blvd., New Iberia, LA 70560, (337-365-3331) is in charge of arrangements.
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