Philbin Comeau Funeral Home in Clinton MA
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Obituary for Eileen Mary Burke

Eileen Mary  Burke
Clinton-Eileen M. Burke, 97, passed away peacefully surrounded by friends at the Clinton Hospital on Thursday, October 18, 2018. She is pre-deceased by her parents, Michael & Annie (O’Toole) Burke and her sister Annette Gadomski. She leaves her devoted caregivers and close friends.
Eileen was born in Clinton on November 15, 1920. She graduated from the Clinton High School, Class of 1939 and achieved her degree in Nursing from the David Hale Fanning Trade School in Worcester. As a Registered Nurse and Licensed Practical Nurse, Eileen provided care to patients at the US Army Hospital at Fort Devens for more than twenty-five years and assisted at the Clinton Hospital before ultimately retiring. She served as a long-time devoted member and past President of the Clinton Hospital Guild. Eileen was an avid gardener who also took pleasure in restoring antique furniture, and who was happiest while sharing stories and entertaining friends in her home. A Funeral Service will be held at 10AM on Tuesday, October 23, 2018 in the Philbin-Comeau Funeral Home, 176 Water St., Clinton, with burial to follow in St. John’s Cemetery, Lancaster. Memorial contributions may be made in memory of Eileen Burke to: Clinton Hospital Guild, 201 Highland St., Clinton, MA 01510. Online condolences may be placed at
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