Joseph Aloysius Burke (March 18, 1884 – June 9, 1950) was an American composer, pianist and actor. His successful songs, written with various lyricists, included “Down Honolulu Way” (1916), “Oh How I Miss You Tonight” (1924), “Tiptoe Through the Tulips” (1929), “Moon Over Miami” (1935), “Getting Some Fun Out of Life” (1937) and “Rambling Rose” (1948).

Joe passed peacefully from this life on Saturday 20th February surrounded by his family in the care of Galway Hospice. With current restrictions on attending funerals, it may not be possible for many to attend Joe’s funeral. A condolence book has been opened at the bottom of this notice where you can leave a message for Joe’s family to offer your condolences.


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