Sea Dogs Founder Passes Away
Daniel Burke, a media mogul who founded the Portland Sea Dogs, passed away this morning at the age of 82. He died at his home in Rye, New York surrounded by his family.
Burke spent his summers in Maine and brought a baseball team to Vacationland in 1994. Members of his family still run the team to this day.
He is survived by Harriet "Bunny" Burke, his wife of 54 years, their four children and fourteen grandchildren.
A visitation service will be held at the Graham Funeral Home, 1036 Post Road in Rye, New York on Sunday, October 30 from 3:00pm to 7:00pm. The funeral service will take place at St. Martha Church, 30 Portland Road, Kennebunk, Maine on Tuesday, November 1 at 11:00am.
In lieu of flowers, Burke's family requests that donations be made to Maine Medical Center, The Partnership for a Drug Free America and the Naomie Berrie Diabetes Center at Columbia University Medical Center.ShareThis