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In Tribute to Capt. William F. Burke
46 years old.   Residence: New York, N.Y.
Died in World Trade Center

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I want Capt. Burke and his family to know he will always be a hero and that we will never forget....we will never forget! God Bless Capt. Burke, his family and all the other victims and heroes of that tragic day. God Bless America!

*** Posted by Paul Morphos on 2012-09-11 ***

i am so sorry for all the close losses

*** Posted by Anonymous on 2011-11-28 ***

Hi Billy! I miss you a lot. I remember meeting you when I was sixteen and you were a lifeguard at Robert Moses Field 2. We were friends for 20 years. You made a tee shirt with my photo on it and gave it to the other firemen you worked with. I still have the tee shirt. Thanks for being my guardian angel. Love, Mary

*** Posted by Mary Sammis on 2011-09-13 ***

I am a fireman in Aurora CO, and yesterday 343 Denver Metro Firefighters, including myself, climbed 110 flights in honor of our fallen Brothers that paid the ultimate sacrifice on that fateful day 10 years ago. I had the honor of doing so with a picture of Captain William F. Burke Jr. around my neck. I want the friends and family of Captain Burke to know that we have not forgotten him or any of the brave 343. My thoughts and preyers are with all of you during this difficult time, and please know throughout the nation we are forever in your debt for all the sacrifices that you have made, and thank you for giving us a hero to always admire, respect, and remember.

*** Posted by Dan Pollet on 2011-09-12 ***

It is hard to believe that it has been 10 years since 9/11 and I want Captain Burke and his family to always know that he and the other heroes of that day will always live on in our hearts and prayers. Let us all reaffirm that we will never forget the sacrifices made by the heroes and the innocents on that day. We will never forget!

*** Posted by Paul Morphos on 2011-09-11 ***

It was an honor to do the Dallas Stair Climb this morning to honor Capt Burke for paying the ultimate sacrifice 10 years ago today. I climbed 110 flights of stairs with his name and picture. It was an honor to be a part of this and I look forward to doing this every year on 9/11 to remember our fallen brothers.

*** Posted by Derek Bryson on 2011-09-11 ***

Thank you Billy for your honor and heroism.

I lived next door you Billy and your wonderful and loving family in Plainview. I have many fond memories of your Mom and Dad, Agnes and Bill, as well as your sisters and brothers.

You are and will always be a hero.

God Bless you Captain Billy. You and your family will always be in our thoughts and prayers.

Cliff Frankenberger.

*** Posted by Cliff Frankenberger on 2011-09-11 ***

I am a firefighter for the City of Myrtle Beach in South Carolina. Firefighters gathered to climb 110 stories this morning in our gear in honor those who passed on 9/11. We were all given a picture of a firefighter who passed on that day, and were to climb in his honor. I was given the priveledge of climbing for Captain William Burke. We are grateful for all that you did. Thank you.

*** Posted by Matthew Gaughen on 2011-09-11 ***

i did not know captain burke personally I am a fireman in yonkers I was fishing off robert moses that fatefull day and took the ocean parkway home to yonkers via brooklyn. I go to the beach where he was a lifegaurd and see his monument. it always reminds me of that day sept 11 every time I see it. tomorrow the good lord willing I will return to robert moses and say a prayer for captain burke and all the other people who perished and were injured 10 years ago.may the good lord bless them all as well as their families may he bless you and your familys as well

*** Posted by brian kenny on 2011-09-10 ***

Thank you Captain Billy - Your heroism is our model of strength. Your sacrifice is our model of love. The men and women who stood up to the dangers to help others on that day are the inspiration of this day. You are remembered as the rose of this great tragedy. Thank you Captain Billy Burke and all those that risked and sacrificed their lives that day. God Bless you my brother - In Christ.

Greg and Brenda from Tennessee

*** Posted by Greg & Brenda on 2011-09-10 ***

God bless the memor of Captain William Francis Burke, amazing hero - Firefighter/Life guard, brother, uncle, friend. Praying that the Lord will comfort all who miss him. Thankful for his ultimate sacrifice. Peace of Christ.

*** Posted by Amy on 2011-09-09 ***

10 year rememberance of those who lost their lives, remembering all the heros that day there were so many in and out of uniform and reminding young people in school so we will never forget. It would be more fitting that there was a place at the table for the first responders and their families as we remember the events and those that were killed and those who risked their lives saving others 9/11/01

*** Posted by Colleen on 2011-09-08 ***

My thoughts and prayers go out to William and his family even ten years after the 9/11 events. God bless him for all he endured on that terrible day.

*** Posted by Wade Rouse on 2011-08-31 ***

10 years and it feels like yesterday

*** Posted by John Burke on 2011-08-24 ***


*** Posted by TONY DASARO on 2011-07-04 ***

A tip of the hat to Billy, you left a mark and you are missed RIP my Friend. People like you make the world a better place.

*** Posted by David Baker on 2011-06-23 ***

Many thanks to all who wrote on this site. Billy, my oldest brother, would be proud and well humbled by it all. While his death hurt more than words can describe, we know that he showed great courage and leadership on 9/11.

*** Posted by Janet Roy on 2011-06-19 ***

Billy Burke was a friend of mine and an even closer friend to Brian M. who I worked with at IBM. Billy and Brian went to College together. Billy was always laughing and smiling. He was a joy to be around. He was a very handsome man and always got the ladies attention with his genuine "Irish Charm". We had many fun bachelor times together in Manhattan in the 1980s. I attended his funeral at St. Patricks on October 25th and there were over 5,000 people in attendance including Mayor Guiliani. God Bless you Billy as I remember you in my prayers. You are a real hero to me and you are missed.

*** Posted by Bob Eichinger on 2011-05-27 ***

Capt. Burke and all the other heroes of 9-11 will never be forgotten and will always live in our memory. We will never forget!

*** Posted by PAUL MORPHOS on 2011-05-02 ***

I just saw an episode of Friends and saw Capt Billy Burke's name. I just wanted to say "thanks" for his life and sacrifice.

*** Posted by Pastor John on 2011-04-12 ***

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