NANCY M. BURKE, 77, passed away on Tuesday, Jan. 6, 2015, at home. Born in Kentucky, she was the daughter of the late William and Maggie Lloyd. She was a 32 year member of First Baptist Church of New Haven. She retired in 2001 from the United States Postal Service after 31 years. She enjoyed reading and spending time with her granddaughter, Heather Hoover. She is survived by her sons, Russell (Michelle) Hoover of New Haven and Steven Hoover of Rochester, N.Y.; two stepdaughters; one brother; four sisters; nine grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Louis, in 2003; and children, Gayle and Michael Hoover. Funeral service is 10 a.m. Saturday at First Baptist Church of New Haven, 1716 Werling Road, New Haven, with calling one hour prior. Pastor David Trimble officiating. Calling also from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at the church. Burial in I.O.O.F. Cemetery, New Haven. Preferred memorials are to the church. Arrangements by E. Harper & Son Funeral Home, 740 St. Rd. 930 E., New Haven. For online condolences, please visit

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