Retired Wilmington Police Officer James E. Burke, age 79, of St. Augustine, FL, formerly of Wilmington, MA, died peacefully on April 7, 2015. James is survived by his children James E. Burke, Jr. & his wife Beth of Wolfeboro, NH, Margie Fuller & her husband David of Tuftonboro, NH, Michael Burke & his wife Karen of Wilmington, MA, Janet Burke and Michele Burke both of Tewksbury, MA, and Nancy Runnals of Wolfeboro, NH; his grandchildren Craig Burke & his fiancé Tara, Meghan Burke, Matthew, Kelsey, and Hailey Fuller, Kevin and Scott Burke, Brian Kumm & his wife Amanda, and his great-grandsons Brayden Burke and Charlie Kumm.
Family and friends will gather at the Nichols Funeral Home, 187 Middlesex Ave. (Rte. 62), Wilmington, on Saturday, April 25th at 9:00 a.m. followed by a Funeral Service at 10:00 a.m. Interment with Military Honors will follow in Wildwood Cemetery, Wilmington. In lieu of flowers donations in James’ memory may be made to Local Heroes Inc., P. O. Box 536, Wilmington, MA 01887.
(Obituary from Nichols Funeral Home)