Bernie M. Burke of Newton died on Aug. 13 at the age of 88.
Burke was an All-American goalie for the 1949 Boston College ice hockey team that won the national championship. He also played on the 1950 silver-medal-winning United States World Championship team. He was inducted into the Boston College Athletic Hall of Fame, and was a college official in both hockey and football, according to an obituary on Legacy.com.
He was married to the late Jacqueline (Wallace) Burke for 49 years; was father of Joseph of Braintree, Kristen Grant and her husband Warren of Queens, N.Y., John and his wife Mary of Albany, N.Y., and Thomas and his wife Tracy of Sutton; grandfather of Kevin, Jillian, Michael, Taylor and Sara; brother-in-law of Eleanor Bernard; and son of the late Bernard M. and Margaret (Mullen) Burke.
Funeral services will be at the Lehman Reen & McNamara Funeral Home, 63 Chestnut Hill Ave. in Brighton, on Monday at 9:15 a.m. Funeral Mass in Our Lady Help of Christians Church, 573 Washington St. in Newton, at 10:30 a.m. Visiting Hours are on Sunday from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Interment will be at Calvary Cemetery in Waltham.
Editor's Note: We incorrectly stated Burke was an Olympian. He was on a world championship team.