Cpl Robert Norman “Bob” Burke
We regret to advise of the death of Corporal Robert Norman “Bob” Burke of Nanaimo, BC on 19 0ctober 2019 at the age of 87. Bob was a Korean War veteran
Bob was born and raised in Grand Falls, NL and left Newfoundland in 1951 after joining the Canadian Army with the Royal Canadian Engineers. During his 25-year career with the RCE he dployed to Korea in 1954 with 3 Field Squadron and served in Germany and across Canada. Bob settled in Nanaimo, BC after he retired from the military and enjoyed a second career working for the City of Nanaimo until he fully retired in 1992.
There will be a Celebration of Bob's life at First Memorial Funeral Services 1720 Bowen Rd., Nanaimo, on Saturday, 2 November 2019 at 1:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, a donation to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada or charity of your choice in Bob's memory would be greatly appreciated. Online condolences can be sent to the Funeral Home.