Christina Isabella Burke-Lancaster (nee Graham), a former Kearny resident passed away on Tuesday, April 28, 2020. She was 95.
Christina was born in Scotland and settled in Kearny, NJ for almost 70 years of her life. Upon arriving in America, she worked as a private nanny and was also employed at Youth World Clothing Store in Kearny for many years. Christina devoted much of her time volunteering at West Hudson Hospital before it was permanently closed in 2004. She was also a dedicated parishioner and Eucaristic Minister at St. Stephen’s Roman Catholic Church.
Christina is survived by her son, James G. Burke and his wife Monae; her four grandchildren- Morgan, Jimmy, Shannon and Lindsay Burke; her step-daughter MaryAnn Lancaster and many nieces and nephews in America, Canada and Scotland.
She is predeceased by her first husband, James Burke (1978), her second husband, Thomas Lancaster (2004) and her three brothers, Andrew, Donald and Murray.
Private services will be held at Condon Funeral Home followed by private burial at Holy Cross Cemetery in North Arlington. A memorial Mass will be held for Christine when it is safe to do so. In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to the Alzheimer’s Association www.alz.org .
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