Richard P. Burke passed away on Tuesday, June 29, 2021 at the age of 78. Beloved Husband of Ruth Burke. Loving Father of Richard Burke, Suzanne Burke-McGovern, Mary Beth Meenan and John Burke. Father-in-Law of Wendy, Martin, Gerry and Kerri. Cherished Grandfather of Maureen, Erin, Makayla, Richard, Kieran, John, Kevin, Joseph and James. Dear Brother of Ronnie Casale, Billy Burke and the late Michael Burke. Also survived by many loving nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Mr. Burke was a United States Marine Corps Veteran who served during the Vietnam Era and former owner of Burke’s Pub. He was also a member of the Frank Kowalinski Post #4, American Legion, Knights of Columbus, Ridgewood Moose Lodge #1642 and the St. Patrick’s Day Parade Board. Mass of Christian Burial offered at Our Lady of Hope Church on Saturday, July 3, 2021 10:45 AM. Interment followed at Calvary Cemetery, Woodside, NY under the direction of Papavero Funeral Home, 72-27 Grand Avenue, Maspeth, NY 11378.