WARREN - John M. Burke, 61, of Warren, passed away Tuesday, July 23, 2013, at his home with family by his side.
John was born Aug. 15, 1951, in Youngstown, a son of Emmett and Joan Snyder Burke, who preceded him in death.
He was a 1969 graduate of Austintown Fitch High School and retired from General Motors in 2006 after 36 years of service as a material driver. He also was active as a UAW \ GM employee assistance representative.
After retirement, John enjoyed golf; watching the Buckeyes, Browns and Indians; and spending time with his grandchildren.
John is survived by his wife of 20 years, the former Linda Butson; three sons, Todd Burke, Michael (Wendy) Fisher and Eric (Christina) Fisher; a daughter, Carie (Fred) Rivera; three brothers, Robert (Marsha), Daniel and Kevin Burke; and 11 grandchildren, Arianna, Ronnie, Jacob, Aubrey, Alexa, Dylan, Autumn, Evan, Freddie, Michelle and Leah.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at the Lane Family Funeral Homes, Roberts-Clark Chapel, 180 Garfield Drive, Warren, OH 44483, where the funeral will be held 11 a.m. Saturday.
Interment will follow in the Crown Hill Burial Park in Vienna.
Family and friends may view this obituary and send condolences online at robertsclarkchapel.com