Denise R. Burke, 44, of Hazlet, New Jersey, passed away on Monday, April 18, 2022, at Riverview Medical Center in Red Bank, New Jersey. She was born Denise R. Crawford on January 15,1978, in Red Bank, New Jersey. Denise grew up and lived in Hazlet, New Jersey. She married her beloved husband, Thomas Burke on March 20, 2004. Denise graduated from Raritan High School in 1996. She worked and loved her job at Home Depot as a manager. She was talented, gifted, beautiful, humble, and adored by all who knew her. Her favorite role was being a mother to her two children, and being a huge part of her niece, Rachyal's life.
Denise is survived by her loving parents, Dana G. Crawford and Florence May, stepfather, Bill May, her caring father-in-law and mother-in-law, Edward and Patricia Burke, her beloved husband, Thomas Burke of Hazlet, New Jersey, her loving children, Drew Burke and Hannah Burke, her dear siblings, Joni Kocur of Keyport, New Jersey, and Dana Crawford of Hazlet, New Jersey, her brother-in-law, Edward Burke of Keyport, New Jersey. Denise is also survived by her nieces and nephews, Rachyal and Jacob Kneute, Sidney Kocur, and Reagan Crawford. She also leaves behind her great nephews, who she fondly referred as her “puppies”, Jacob and Lincoln Kneute, as well as aunts, uncles, cousins, extended family, and friends.
Family and friends are invited to visit on Thursday, April 21, 2022, from 2:00 to 4:00 PM and 7:00 to 9:00 PM at Shore Point Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Inc., 3269 State Highway/Route 35 North, Hazlet, New Jersey 07730. A prayer service will be offered at the funeral home on Thursday, April 21, 2022, during the visitation hours. In respect of Denise’s wishes, she will be privately cremated. For more information, directions, or to send condolences to the family, please visit, www.shorepointfh.com.
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