Bill Burke, father of Calgary Flames president Brian Burke, dies age 90

Father of Flames president Brian Burke dies

CALGARY — William (Bill) James Burke, father of Calgary Flames president of hockey operations Brian Burke, died at the age of 90 on Friday.

The team announced Sunday that the elder Burke passed away peacefully in Vero Beach, Fla.

A funeral mass will be held Wednesday in Vero Beach.

The Canadian Press