Troy – Gail Pitcher Burke, 73, died Saturday, March 10, 2012 at St. Mary’s Hospital in Troy, with her family surrounding her. Born in Troy, daughter of the late William and Eva King Pitcher, she was a lifelong resident. Gail was a homemaker and a communicant of Our Lady of Victory Church in Troy. She was the beloved wife of Joseph A. Burke; loving mother of Joseph A. Burke, II; sister of Patricia Killian of Troy, Valerie Drouillard of Troy and the late Maureen DeMento, Eva Lucowitz, Beatrice Savaria and William and James Pitcher. Funeral from the McNulty Funeral Home, 147 Hudson Avenue, Green Island on Friday at 8:45 a.m. thence to Our Lady of Victory Church where a Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 9:30 a.m. Interment will be in Eagle Mills Cemetery in Brunswick. Calling hours will be on Thursday from 4 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.