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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