Dolores J. Thomas Burke, 82, of Wheeling, WV, died Friday, August 8, 2014 in Wheeling Hospital.
She was born December 30, 1931 in Wheeling, a daughter of the late Val and Stella Kawalko Thomas.
She was a former employee of Wheeling Jesuit University and a member of St. Michael Catholic Church.
In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by one brother, Arthur Thomas; and a sister, Eleanor Crow.
Surviving are her loving husband of 59 years, Richard "Buck" Burke; two sons, Kevin Burke and Terence "Terry" (Melissa) Burke of Wheeling; two grandchildren, Collin Burke of Wheeling, Jessica Burke of Frederick, Md; several nieces and nephews including Rick and Pam Crow.
Friends received 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Sunday at the Altmeyer Funeral Home, 154 Kruger St., Wheeling, where Vigil services will be held at 7 p.m.
Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Monday, August 11, 2014 at St. Michael Catholic Church, Wheeling, with Msgr. Jeremiah McSweeney as celebrant.
Interment in Mount Calvary Cemetery, Wheeling.
Memorial contribution can be made to St. Michael Parish School Fund.
Offer condolences online at www.altmeyer. com.