Elizabeth Burke
Thursday
20
December

Visitation at Funeral Home

4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Thursday, December 20, 2018
Lesko & Polke Funeral Home
1209 Post Road
Fairfield, Connecticut, United States
Friday
21
December

Funeral Service

11:00 am
Friday, December 21, 2018
Lesko & Polke Funeral Home
1209 Post Road
Fairfield, Connecticut, United States

Obituary of Elizabeth Burke

Elizabeth Jean Wargo Burke, age 83, of Trumbull, CT, beloved wife of the late Lewis Burke, Jr. passed away on Sunday, December 16th, 2018.

Born and raised in Bridgeport, CT, daughter of the late Louis P. Wargo and Elizabeth Nagy Wargo, Mrs. Burke moved to Fairfield, CT where she lived most of her life before moving to Trumbull four years ago. She worked as a professional portrait artist for many years until her retirement. Jean was an extremely talented artist. She displayed her portraits at sidewalk art shows and many other special exhibits. She was a longtime and active member of the First United Church of Christ, Bridgeport where she did all the artwork for the church including the worship service bulletins, and the Hungarian Festival programs. She was also a gifted seamstress, and a teacher of Hungarian embroidery.

Survivors include her son, Edward Burke of Seymour, CT, a brother Louis A. Wargo of Bridgeport, grandchildren Jessica Burke and JennaLee Churchill, as well as cousins Timothy Nagy and Maryanne Torska. She was predeceased by her son David Burke.

Funeral services will be held on Friday, December 21st at 11AM in the Lesko & Polke Funeral Home, 1209 Post Road, Fairfield 06824. Calling hours will be held on Thursday, December 20th at the funeral home from 4 to 8 PM. To sign the online register, purchase flowers, or to get travel directions, please visit www.LeskoPolkeFuneralHome.com.

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