In Memory

Sister M. Assissium Burke, IHM

June 26, 1869 – November 3, 1947

Sister M. Assissium Burke, IHM, of the Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary died on Monday, November 3, 1947 in Carbondale, Pennsylvania.

She was born on June 26, 1869 in Carbondale, Pennsylvania, and given the name Catherine (Kate). She was the daughter of the late Thomas G. and Bridget Gallagher Burke. She entered the IHM Congregation on February 2, 1887, received the religious habit on August 2, 1887, and made profession of her vows on August 2, 1889.

She was preceded in death by two brothers, Thomas and Michael Edmund, and six sisters, Anna Lee, Mary Costello, Sabina Williams, Bridget Agnes, Sister M. Eusebius, IHM, and Elizabeth Nelson.

She is survived by a sister, Theresa Horish, a brother, Edward, nieces and nephews.

Interment is at Our Mother of Sorrows Cemetery in Carbondale, Pennsylvania.

Memorial contributions may be made to support the retired IHM Sisters c/o the IHM Sisters Retirement Fund, IHM Center, 2300 Adams Avenue, Scranton, PA 18509.

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