Todd George Bourke


January 1, 1961 - January 20, 2013

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Todd George Bourke of Woodbridge passed away on Sunday, January 20, 2013 at home. He was 52 years old.

Born in Jersey City, NJ; He resided there before moving to Woodbridge 12 years ago.

Mr. Bourke was a Communicant of St. James R.C. Church in Woodbridge.

He was a Jersey City Police office for nearly 24 years.

He was a member of the New Jersey State Fraternal Order of Police, The Jersey City Police Officers Benevolent Association, and The Jersey City Police Officers Emerald Scoiety.

He was predeceased by his father Paul Bourke who passed away in 2000; and a brother P.J. Bourke who passed away in 2000.

He is survived by his wife of 14 years Lisa Marie Shipe Bourke; a daughter Ivy Claire Bourke; his mother Catherine Watts Bourke of Fort Lauderdale, FL; two sisters Rebecca Bourke of Little Silver, NJ, and Karen Catania and her husband Richard of Fort Lauderdale; two brothers Rickard Bourke of Little Silver, and Mark Bourke and his wife Maureen of England; a brother-in-law Wayne Shipe and his wife Gail of Union, NJ; and many nieces and nephews.

Funeral will take place Wednesday, January 23, 2013 9:45 a.m. from Costello-Greiner Funeral Home, 44 Green Street at Barron Avenue in Woodbridge. A 10:30 a.m. Mass of Resurection will take place at St. James R.C. Church, Woodbridge. Committal service will follow at Rosehill Crematory in Linden. Visitation will be Tuesday from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions can be made to The Ivy Claire Bourke Education Fund C/O Costello P.O. Box 101, Avenel, NJ 07001-0101