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Marva Burke née McCarty October 15, 2019

Marva Agnella Burke née McCarty of Frere Pilgrim Christ Church, former Secretary at The Caribbean Broadcasting Corporation, entered peacefully into rest on Tuesday, October 15, 2019 at her residence in the comfort of her family.

Daughter of the late Merton and Alma McCarty;

Wife of Canon Lionel Burke;

Widow of Reverend Neville George;

Mother of Carole George, Jamie Burke and the late Michael George;

Sister of Mura Payne and Merlene Workman;

Aunt of Paula Branker, Margaret Herbert, Alison Doughty, David and Suzanne Workman;

Sister-in-law of David Burke, Michael Burke, Cedric Burke, Noel Burke, Mark Burke and Patricia King;

Relative of the Arthur, Larrier, Lashley, Weekes, McCarthy and Harris families.

The funeral of the late Marva Agnella Burke née McCarty leaves Downes and Wilson Funeral Home, Eagle Hall, St. Michael on Tuesday, October 22, 2019 at 1:45 p.m. for St George Parish Church, the Glebe, St George where relatives and friends are asked to meet at 3:30 p.m. for the funeral Mass, followed by interment in the churchyard.

The Organist and members of the Church Choir, are kindly asked to attend. Wreaths may be sent to Downes and Wilson Funeral Home, on Tuesday, October 22, 2019 no later than noon.

Relatives and friends may pay their last respects at Downes and Wilson Funeral Home on Monday, October 21, 2019 from 12 – 2 p.m.


  1. REPLY
    Leah Welch says

    To Jamie,

    I am so sorry to hear that your mother passed away. She was a wonderful lady, may she rest in peace. I wish you comfort during this hard time and I here for you if needed.

    Leah xoxo

    To Jamie’s father and the relatives of Marva Burke, my sincere condolences.

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    Juliette Jordan says

    To Father Burke you were an inspiration to others in their time of sorrow, and now in your time of bereavement we are sending you our deepest condolences knowing God will be your strength in your hour of need. From Rev. Everton Jordan Glebe Land, St. George

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