Maltida Catherine Burke
WATERBURY-Matilda Catherine Burke, a long-time resident of Waterbury passed away on Tuesday the 26th of March surrounded by her loved ones.
Born in 1922 in Grenada, West Indies, Matilda loved good food, good music, and socializing with family and friends. She had a wonderful smile and laugh that could light up a room.
She is survived by her children Lydia (Al) Johnson and her 5 children and grandchildren, Deborah Burke and her 4 children and grandchildren, Trevor (Lori) Burke and his 6 children and grandchildren, Lynette (Robert) Fulton and her 3 children, Robert (Karin) Burke and his 2 children, and Mona (Jeffrey) Schiavo and her 6 children and grandchildren. Matilda is also survived by her brother Sydney Sutherland, sisters Priscilla Antoine, and Jennifer Sutherland. Matilda was predeceased by her sister Lillian Sutherland. In addition, she is survived by several nieces, nephews, grandnieces, and grandnephews all of whom brought great joy to her.
The Murphy Funeral Home, 115 Willow Street in Waterbury, has been entrusted with the arrangements. The home going services will take place on Saturday, March 30th at the funeral home. The viewing will be from 8:30 a.m. until 10:00 a.m., followed by a Funeral service at 10:30 a.m. The interment will be in New Pine Grove Cemetery in Waterbury.
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