The passing of Harps former great John (Johnny) Burke

posted 13 May 2014, 00:47 by Skerries Harps   [ updated 13 May 2014, 07:56 ]

The Club are sad to hear of the death of former Harps great Johnny Burke. Our deepest sympathy to his wife Lucy and children Martin and Marguerite. A guard of honour will be led by our Club President from the funeral home to the Church and from the Church to Holmpatrick Cemetery. 

Johnny - known as the Pounder - was corner back on 1954 JFC and on 1955 IFC winning teams. He played for Dublin Junior team 1956.

Rest in peace

Reposing at Lannon's Funeral Home, Wednesday, from 6pm to 9pm. Removal Thursday to St. Patrick's Church, Skerries, arriving 9.50am for 10am Funeral Mass. Burial afterwards in Holmpatrick Cemetery. All enquiries to Lannon's Funeral Directors 01-8491277.