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Robert C Burke

August 1, 1942 ~ July 30, 2020 (age 77)

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BELOVED BROTHER

ROBERT C. BURKE

 

Age 77 passed away on July 30, 2020

After a lengthy battle with Parkinson’s during the last few years of his life.

He attended Central Catholic High School in Oakland

And was granted a 4- year scholarship to Duquesne University

Where he served in the ROTC. 

Following his graduation from Duquesne, he entered the Peace Corps

Where he traveled  to other countries and taught English.

He is preceded in death by his parents, Robert and Nellie Burke. 

He is survived by his sisters, Kathleen Surgenor (Burke) and Linda Burke,

And his younger brother, Timothy Burke, his niece, Kelly Roszel, and many cousins. 

 

In lieu of Flowers, donations may be sent to  Parkinson’s Research in Robert’s name

At the Parkinson Foundation of Western PA - https://pfwpa.org/donate-now/ 

 

Memorial Mass will be held 10am on Saturday August 22, 2020

at St. Rosalia Church 411 Greenfield Avenue

Pittsburgh, PA. 15207.

​Burial will take place after Mass at Calvary Cemetery

PLEASE EVERYONE WEAR MASK TO CHURCH AND CEMETERY

 

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