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Robert P. Burke

September 20, 1955 November 27, 2006
Robert P. Burke
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PEORIA-Robert P. Burke, 51, of Peoria, died at 2:40 p.m. on Monday, November 27, 2006 at his residence. Born on September 20, 1955 to William J. and Martha Couri Burke. Surviving are his mother of Peoria; two brothers, William (Jennifer) Burke of Peoria and James Burke of Atlanta, GA; and two nephews, Ben and Eric. He was preceded in death by his father. He graduated from Peoria Central High School in 1973 and from the University of Illinois in 1984. He was a accountant. He was a member of Holy Family Catholic Church. Bob lived for several years in Atlanta, working for Arthur Anderson, LLP. He moved back to Peoria in 1995 and made his home with his mother. Bob loved being with his family and friends. His caring nature will be missed dearly by many longstanding friends. His family will receive friends at William Burke’s home on Sunday from 1-4 p.m. Cremation rites accorded. Wright & Salmon Mortuary is in charge of arrangements. Burial of ashes will be at a later date. Memorial contributions may be made to The National Alliance of Mental Illness, PO Box 630577, Baltimore, MD 21263-0577, Tributes and condolences may be submitted to


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