Susan E. Burke

May 13, 1962 - November 17, 2019
Susan E. Burke

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Susan E. Burke, 57 of Benwood, WV passed away on Sunday, November 17, 2019 at the Wheeling Hospital, after a battle with cancer.

She was born on May 13, 1962 in Wheeling, the daughter of the late Donald G. and Rosanna June Ward Elias.

She was a Methodist by faith and a 1980 graduate of John Marshall High School. She was a former employee of Hecks Department Store and Cardinal Business Forms.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Michael P. Burke on March 19, 2006.

Surviving are her companion, Ralph Hixenbaugh; her sons, Marine Captain Nelson (Kristen) Hooker of Stafford, Virginia; Carl Hooker (Alyssa Henry) of Glen Dale; stepdaughter, Joni Burke; five grandchildren, Cole and Kyler Hooker, Annabelle, Hadley and L.T. Hooker; brothers, Gary (Jenni) Elias, Greg Elias, Grant (Rhonda) Elias; sister, Kathy (Pete) Loborec; several nieces and nephews; her dog Geno and former husband, Nelson Hooker, Sr.

There will be no visitation. A memorial service will be held at the convenience of the family.

Arrangements by the Care Funeral & Cremation Specialists St. Clairsville Chapel.

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  • November 20, 2019
    Ann Pekula says:
    Prayers to the family and friends of Susan. She was a wonderful woman and I am thankful that I got to know her. She will be missed. Ann Pekula

  • November 21, 2019
    Rhonda Custer Martin says:
    My thoughts and prayer go to Susan's family . You have my deepest sympathy.

  • November 22, 2019
    Erica Wellman says:
    Prayers to the family, she will be missed. Erica RN, Dr Das office

  • November 23, 2019
    Carol Burge says:
    Grant & Elias & Hooker Family, So sorry to hear about Sue - she was always kind to me. Many Prayers to you all, so sorry for your loss.