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Mary Ellen (Harveson) Burke

December 2, 1948 ~ October 4, 2019 (age 70)
Mary Ellen Burke, 70, of Frederick, died Friday, October 4, 2019 at her home after a 2 year battle with cancer. Born December 2, 1948 in Mt. Holly, New Jersey, she was the daughter of the late Richard and Alice Yocum Harveson. She was the wife of Frank C. Burke. They had been married for 51 years. Mary was a homemaker. She loved her family and friends and helping others before herself. In addition to her husband, she is survived by daughter Bethany R. Stringfield, brother Carlton B. Harveson and wife Nancy, sisters Carol A. Gensler and husband John, Linda S. Bennett and husband John, grandchildren Danielle and Mackenzie Burke and Gemma Stringfield, sister-in-law Bridget Zombro and husband Charles, father-in-law Frank L. Burke and numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins. Mary was preceded in death by son Brian C. Burke, daughter-in-law Donna R. Burke and brother Ralph L. Harveson. Funeral services will be held Friday, 11:00 AM at the Jeffrey N. Zumbrun Funeral Home, 6028 Sykesville Road, Eldersburg. Interment will follow in Lake View Memorial Park. The family will receive friends Thursday from 2-4 & 6-8 PM at the funeral home Online condolences may be made to www.jnzumbrunfuneralhome.com
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