Susan S. Burke of Mattituck died on September 15, 2017 at the Kanas Center for Hospice Care. She was 67 years old.
She was born in Flushing on Sept. 11, 1950 to Eileen and Edward R. Burke. Raised in Bayside, she attended Our Lady of the Blessed Sacrament School and Bayside High School. She later attended Grace Institute in New York City for two years.
A resident of the North Fork for the past 50 years, she enjoyed a 45-year career in banking, retiring as an assistant vice-president with North Fork/Capital One Bank. She also was a Lioness and a member of the Chamber of Commerce.
Predeceased by her mother in December,2004, her father in May, 2012 and a brother Edward J. Burke of Quogue in December 2016, she is survived by her siblings, William of Miami, Florida, Deborah Stasiukiewicz Burke of South Jamesport, Thomas of Laurel and Robert of Riverhead, five nephews, two nieces and three grandnieces.
The family will receive friends on Friday, September 22 from 7 to 9 p.m. and on Saturday, September 23 from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at the DeFriest-Grattan Funeral Home in Mattituck. A prayer service will be held at 3 p.m. officiated by Monsignor Joseph W. Staudt.
In lieu of flowers, donations to Kanas Center for Hospice Care, P.O. Box 1048, Westhampton Beach, New York 11978 would be appreciated. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home.