Burke, William B. of West Newton, passed away peacefully at home, Oct. 28, 2017. He was 90 yrs. old.


Bill was born on June 27, 1927. Beloved husband of the late Rita (Cormier) Burke. Loving Father of Denise DiSeglio and her husband Joseph of Newton and the late Walter W. Burke. Loving Grandfather of Michael and Mia DiSeglio.


He is survived by his 3 nieces and his dear friends whom he gathered with every morning to share stories, laughter and a cup of coffee. He also leaves his dear canine friend Leo.


At the age of 17, Bill enlisted in the US Navy. He was employed as a troubleshooter for Boston Edison until his retirement at the age of 62.


Bill was a quiet, playful and humble man.


Visiting hours in the Andrew J. Magni & Son Funeral Home, 365 Watertown St, Rt. 16, Newton, Monday, Oct. 30 from 3-7PM  and again Tues. morning at 9AM, before proceeding to St. Bernard Church, 1529 Washington St, West Newton  for a Funeral Mass at 10AM.  Burial Private.