Ethelyn T. Burke
VIRGINIA BEACH — Ethelyn Thelma Burke, 82, died June 18, 2002. She was born in Maine, to the late James and Susan Hollis and was a retired store owner. She was the widow of Charles Burke. She attended St. Bede’s Catholic Church in Williamsburg.
She is survived by five children, Teresa Yerman of Livonia, Mich., Charles Burke Jr. and wife, Pamela of Salem, Va., Mary Vollrath and husband, Bob of Virginia Beach, Marie McKenney and husband, Dr. Dew McKenney of Suffolk and Susan Carter and husband, Dean of Simpsonville, S.C.; 13 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; four sisters, Lorraine Kalabokes and Patsy Dooling of Silver Spring, Md., Loretta Gross of Newport News and Lucy Blouir of Lovettsville, Va.; a brother, Dean Hollis of Cocoa, Fla.; and several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by a daughter, Annalyn Kessler; two granddaughters, Kana Kessler and Andrea Yerman; and a grandson, Bobby Vollrath Jr.
The visitation will be held today from 7 to 9 p.m. at Altmeyer Funeral Home, Newport News. The funeral will be held Sunday at 2 p.m. with burial to follow in Williamsburg Memorial Park.
Donations may be made to the American Diabetes Association, 6340 Center Drive, Norfolk, VA 23502.