Constance Morse Burke, 99

Constance Morse Burke (Connie) passed away peacefully at her home in Greenwich, CT on August 28th. She was 99 years old.

Connie was predeceased by her beloved husband, Walter Burke. They were married for 76 years. Connie was the mother of 5 children, Bonnie Burke Himmelman of Chevy Chase, MD, Walter (Wally) Burke of Glenview, IL, Diane Burke of Naples, FL, Douglas Burke(deceased), and Nancy Burke Tunney of Greenwich, Ct. Connie had 9 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren, all of whom fondly called her CeeCee.

Connie was an enthusiastic volunteer for various non-profits and charities throughout her life. Connie served on the Leadership council for the Greenwich Ct YWCA and leaves a legacy of the Constance Morse Burke gymnasium in Greenwich. Connie was an accomplished typist. Using her skills she converted many volumes of books into braille for the benefit of the blind.

Connie was a wonderful chef, avid golfer at Winged Foot and Greenwich Country Club as well as an accomplished bridge player.

A private family gathering in memory of her wonderful life will be held at a future date.