They shall grow not old, as we that are left grow old:
Age shall not weary them, nor the years condemn.
At the going down of the sun and in the morning,
We will remember them.

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Details for Rita Emma Frances Burke

Warrant Number:14101
Surname:Burke
Forenames:Rita Emma Frances
Age Group:Adult
Age:69
Denomination:Roman Catholic Church
Type:Burial
Date of Birth: Unknown
Date of Death: Unknown
Date of Burial:10 July 1975 (Thursday)
Cemetery: Taruheru
Block: 3
Plot #: 53
Map Location:View on Map
Inscription:In loving memory of WILLIAM BURKE departed this life 9 March 1931 aged 30 years. R.I.P.

also his niece, CUSHLA MARY RILEY, 21 April 1933 aged 5. In loving memory of our darling PATSY, dearly loved daughter of R E and the late W G BURKE, and sister of Marie, accidentally drowned Tauranga on 28 December 1950 aged 19 years. In loving memory of RITA, beloved wife of the late W BURKE, died 8 July 1975 aged 68 years. R.I.P.

Picture of Taruheru cemetery, block 3, plot 53.

The following interments are also in this plot

SurnameForenamesTypeAge GroupAgeDate of DeathDate of Burial
BurkeWm JosephBurialAdult30Unknown11/03/1931
RileyCushla MaryBurialChild521/04/193322/04/1933
BurkePatricia RitaBurialAdult19Unknown01/01/1951