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Pocono Lyme
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Lost Dr. Burke in PA today. [Frown]

[ 11-17-2010, 10:44 AM: Message edited by: Pocono Lyme ]

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9 But he said to me, �My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness.� Therefore I will boast all the more gladly about my weaknesses, so that Christ�s power may rest on me.

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what happened?
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OMG!

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Pocono Lyme
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He's with the Lord.

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2 Corinthians 12:9-11


9 But he said to me, �My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness.� Therefore I will boast all the more gladly about my weaknesses, so that Christ�s power may rest on me.

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Tammy N.
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I don't know him. But was it Lyme related?
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OH NO! He was one of my LLMDs. He was so kind and patient. I think he had Lyme disease as well. I am so sad to hear this.

RIP Dr. Burke.

[group hug]

Gael

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OH my - my husband went to him for a short time. Does anyone know what happened? I know he had lyme himself but wonder if it was related?

So sorry to hear this.

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[Frown]
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I'm sorry to hear about this [Frown] RIP Dr. Burke

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Do you know if he died of Lyme?

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Here's Dr. Burke's obituary. May he rest in peace.

Bernard S. Burke M.D., 57, of Chester Springs, died Tuesday, November 16, 2010.

He was the husband of Ottavia P. Chiaradonna Burke.

Born in Pottsville, PA, he was the son of the late Bernard E. Burke and the late Angelene B. D'Antonio Burke.

Bernard practiced medicine for 30 years. He loved to ski, do water sports and many other outdoor activities.

In addition to his wife he is survived by his children, Laura Rachko, of Upper Uwchlan, Christopher Burke, of Chadds Ford, Megan Burke, of State College, step-sons, Mario Miceli, of Unionville, Luca Miceli, of Unionville. Also survived by two sisters Jody Gaudet, of MA, and Donna Burke, of PA.

Relatives and friends are invited to his Funeral Mass, 10:30 am Tuesday November 23, 2A10, at St. Agnes Church, 233 W. Gay St. West Chester, PA.

Visitation will be 9-10:30 am Tuesday, November 23, 2010, at the Church. Interment private.

In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to Lyme Disease Assn. of Southeastern Pa, Inc., P.O. Box 181, Pocopson, PA 19366

Arrangements by:
DellaVecchia, Reilly, Smith & Boyd Funeral Home Inc., West Chester
610-696-1181
www.DellaFH.coms

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9 But he said to me, �My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness.� Therefore I will boast all the more gladly about my weaknesses, so that Christ�s power may rest on me.

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My prayers are with his family and friends
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Thank you for posting this. It is all so tragic.

My condolences to family and friends.

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Pocono,

Thanks so much for the detailed information. So young. So sad.

That FH link seems to have a kink. This one goes through:

http://drsfh.com/

The DellaVecchia, Reilly, Smith & Boyd Funeral Home
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Only 57 years old!
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This is so very sad...my condolences to his family. He was very sick with Lyme though...

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He just got married maybe 6 months ago. Very sad indeed. I wonder what it was and what will happen to his patients.

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[ 11-19-2010, 07:03 AM: Message edited by: Pocono Lyme ]

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9 But he said to me, �My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness.� Therefore I will boast all the more gladly about my weaknesses, so that Christ�s power may rest on me.

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I've never heard of him but that is horrible.

When Lyme victims die young I always wonder why.

That's a big loss. Most LLMDs are very brave and outstanding human beings to do what they do.

RIP

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That is indeed sad news.
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Anyone know of an update on this (cause of death)? My friend used to be a patient of his and is very concerned.

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This is so, so sad. A tragic loss.

My thoughts are with his family, his friends, and with everyone so deeply affected by his loss.

Our entire community will miss him.

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What did he die from??

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Last week, my LLMD told me Dr. Burke died of a heart attack, related to lyme of course.

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