October 17, 1971 ~ November 19, 2003
MERIDEN - Paula K. Burke, 32, of 581 Crown Village, Meriden, died Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2003 at home, after a long fight with leukemia. She passed quietly, surrounded by her family. Ms. Burke was born in Meriden on Oct. 17, 1971, the daughter of Charles and Charlotte Burke and was a lifelong residen of Meriden. Besides her parents, she leaves two sons, Daniel Hanscom and Jacob Hanscom of Bristol; one daughter, Makayla Taylor of Meriden; a sister and brother-in-law, Pamela and Derick Rodriquez of Winsted; three brothers and two sisters-in-law, Jeffrey and Rebecca Burk of Waterbury, Chuck and Amy Burke of Southington and Barry Burke and Ann Dow of Meriden; two special aunts, Lois Caldwell of Bangor, ME and Deanna Boland of Cyprus, TX and several nieces and nephews. Calling hours will be held Friday, Nov. 21, from 4 to 8 p.m. at the Beecher and Bennett Flatow Funeral Home, 48 Cook Ave., Meriden. Burial will be at the convenience of the family. If desired, contributions in Paula's memory may be made to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, 300 Research Parkway, Suite 310, Meriden, CT 06450, or to MidState VNA & Hospice, 658 Broad St., Meriden, CT 06450.