Jeannine Burk passed away on Saturday, July 18, 2020 at the age of 80. She was a native of Brussels, Belgium and a resident of Kenner, LA. Loving wife of the late Maurice L. Burk. Caring mother of Jan M. Greenberg (Laura) of Nevada. Kenneth N. Burk (Lucia) of Baton Rouge. Sidney R. Steabman of New Orleans, Rachelle A. Burk (Fred Kropp) of New Jersey, Lisanne S. Davenport (Donald) of Kenner, and the the late Jeffrey S. Greenberg of New Orleans. Sister of Augusta Luksberg (late Romain) of New York and the late Max Rafalowicz of Belgium. Also survived by 14 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren.
Jeannine was a Holocaust survivor. She immigrated to the United States in 1952. She was a volunteer of the WWII museum in New Orleans. She did a lot of public speaking as a Hidden Child during the Holocaust, sharing her stories with everyone.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend a Funeral Service via zoom at 11:00 a.m. on Monday July 20, 2020. https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82075378311?pwd=ZENiM2pjb3ZhU2d5N0hOQk9FcWJRUT09. A private graveside service will be held on Monday, July 20, 2020 at Chevra Thilim Memorial Park, 5000 Iberville St. New Orleans. The Shiva will also be held via zoom on Monday,July 20, 2020 at 7:00 p.m., https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89244327903?pwd=QVlMSEdITUdKb2ZrNlN6Qys3clF2dz09 . Rabbi Deborah Silver will officiate. To share memories and condolences, please visit www.tharpsontheimerfh.com.