Stephen Burke named Grand Marshal of the 2017 Défilé de la Saint-Patrick | Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph Online

Stephen Burke named Grand Marshal of the 2017 Défilé de la Saint-Patrick

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Photo: Shirley Nadeau

Stephen Burke, seen here in front of the Celtic Cross on Rue McMahon, is the Grand Marshal of the 2017 Défilé de la Saint-Patrick.

Joseph Ernest Stephen Burke was born in Quebec City on April 5, 1950, the son of Stephen G. Burke and Yvette Bussières. His father worked 35 years at the Anglo-Canadian Pulp and Paper Mill (Daishowa Inc.). His grandfather, also named Stephen, owned a tailor shop at 187 rue Saint-Jean back in the 1920s.