Susan Diane Burke, 61 of Malden passed away November 27th 2022. She was the daughter of the late
Robert and Diane (Hall) Burke. Beloved wife of 25 years, Angela Savini, devoted mother of Matthew
Savini-Burke. Dear sister of Stacey Burke-Wilson and fiancé Michael Pearlstein, brother Patrick Ingemi
and his wife Tracy and her late brother Stephen Burke. She is survived by her nieces and nephews, Kit
and Connor Wilson, Ohana and Kalani Turbak, her Aunts Margie Burke-Carmen, Nancy Hadley and
Beverly Cummings as well as Sisters-in-Law Lisa Savini and husband Franklyn Turbak, Mary Kate Savini,
and Agnes Savini and many other family members and friends.
Susan grew up in Malden and attended college earning her bachelor’s degree at Salem State. Susan
worked with both children at Kinder Care and autistic men at the Psychological Center, Most recently,
Susan was employed as a crossing-guard for Melrose Public Schools, where she very much enjoyed
interacting with the children. Susan loved cooking and entertaining for her family and friends. She also
had a deep love for animals, wild or domestic, and she loved spending time at Swains Pond enjoying the
wildlife. Her favorite vacation spot was Lake Chocorua, where she spent time with her family at the
beautiful lake finding great peace and happiness. Susan was a long time friend of Bill W.
Memorial Services will be held at Winchester Unitarian Society 478 Main St. Winchester, MA at 10:00
AM on Saturday, December 3, 2022, all are welcome.