Burke, Ellen R.

February 8, 2019

ALBANY- Ellen (Hall) Burke, 72, passed away Friday, February 8, 2019 surrounded by her loving family.

Born and educated in Albany she was the daughter of the late Charles F. and Ruth E. (Brooks) Hall.

Ellen worked at SUNY Albany for over 45 years and was the local and regional Chairperson for CSEA Women’s Committee. She also operated a booth at Artique in Clifton Park for many years. She was a longtime member of St. John’s Lutheran Church.

She was the wife of John T. Burke; mother of Scott J. (Crystal) Diange, and the late Tina Banks; step-mother of Amy (Jim) Park, Gregg (Amanda) Burke, Nadine (Dave) Dickinson and Shane Burke: sister of Charles B. Hall, John Hall, Charles F. Hall and the late Donald J. Hall, Barbara A. Appell and Audry Brunell. Ellen is also survived by 13 grandchildren, 3 great-grandchildren, her son-in-law Warren Banks and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held 10 am Thursday, February 14thin the Daniel Keenan Funeral Home, 490 Delaware Ave. Albany. Interment will follow in Graceland Cemetery. Relatives and friends are invited and may also visit with her family on Wednesday, February 13th from 4-7 pm in the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers those who wish may send memorial contributions to The American Heart Assoc. 4 Atrium Drive, Suite 100, Albany, NY 12205 or N.E. Kidney Foundation, 22 Colvin Ave., Albany, NY 12206.

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