Patrick Thomas Burke of Jackson, MI, passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, March 19, 2023. He was born in Toledo, Ohio on November 23, 1960, to Gilbert Lincoln Burke and Donna June Bodell. Pat is survived by his wife of 36 years, Cindy Kay Burke (Blair), and their children Jared P. (Missy) Burke and Michelle C. (Aaron Croad) Burke. He also has 3 grandsons, Riley, Lucas, and Wesley, whom he loved very much, as well as one on the way. He is also survived by his brothers, Gary, Michael, Christopher, Thomas, and Jeffrey, as well as his sisters Carol, Cheri, and Nicole, along with their spouses and numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends. He is preceded in death by his father, and his brother Terry.
Pat graduated from Michigan Center High School Class of 1978, and has worked at Power Transmission Company for almost 27 years as an account manager for outside sales and service. He enjoyed visiting with his customers, working around the house, snowmobiling, golfing, and spending time with his family.
Cremation has taken place, and a celebration of his life will be held at Watson’s Funeral Chapel on Friday, March 31, 2023 at 11:00 a.m. with visitation an hour before. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to a charity of your choice. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.watson-funeral-chapels.com.
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