Cynthia P. Burke, 58, of Lawrenceville died Thursday at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital, New Brunswick.
Born in Princeton, Cynthia was a life-long resident of Lawrenceville. She was an alumnus of Lawrence High School, Class of 1972 and received her Bachelor’s degree from Rio Grande University in 1975. She continued her studies later on and received her Master’s in Business Administration from Farleigh Dickinson University.
Cynthia was employed as a consultant with Strasz Assessment Systems of Princeton since 2006. Prior to joining Strasz she had been employed in the banking industry for many years.
She was a member and a deacon at The Presbyterian Church of Lawrenceville.
Daughter of the late William D. Sr. and Hilda Baldwin Poinsett and sister of the late William D. Poinsett, Jr., she is survived by her devoted husband John D. Burke and her loving son William Burke. Also surviving Cynthia are many nieces, nephews and cousins and one great nephew.
Funeral services for Cynthia will be held on Friday, November 2 at 11 Am at The Presbyterian Church of Lawrenceville, 2688 Main Street, Lawrenceville with the Rev. Jeffrey A. Vamos, officiating. Burial will follow in the Lawrenceville Cemetery.
Relatives and friends may call on Friday from 10 AM until time of services at the church.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions would be preferred to the “William Burke Education Fund” c/o Beverly vonVorys Norton, 698 Cherry Tree Lane, Lawrenceville, NJ 08648.