|Birth: ||Jan. 1, 1912|
MARQUETTE - Raymond A. Burch, 73, of 340 W. Main St., Harvey, died at 4:30 p.m. Thursday at the Naples Community Hospital in Naples, Fla., where he had been living for the winter. He had an apparent heart attack following a lengthly illness.
Born Jan. 1, 1912, in Marquette, he had been a lifelong resident. he was a member of St. Louis the King Catholic Church in Harvey. He had been a corrections officer at Marquette State Prison for 19 years prior to his retirement. He had also been in the Merchant Marine for seven years, was a cook in the Marquette area for some time, and had worked at the Northland Hotel.
Surviving are his wife, Cora; two daughters, Mary Paler of Escanaba and Mrs. Robert and Mrs. Robert (Eleanor) Nesbitt of Marquette; two step-daughters, Mrs. Lawrence (Janet) Robare of Antioch, Ill., and Mrs. John (Julie) Pizzuro of Lodi, N.J.; a brother, Edward of Marquette; 10 grandchildren; eight step-grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.
A daughter, Rose Ryan, died in 1979 and a sister, Florence Balwinski died in November of 1984.
A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday with the Rev. Lawrence Gauthier, pastor officiating. Burial will be in Northland Chapel Garden.
Friends can call at St. Louis the King Catholic Church beginning at 10 a.m. Tuesday.
Note: Son of Andrew and Mary (Pleski) Burch.
Northland Chapel Gardens Cemetery
Created by: Carol Roberts Greenhaw
Record added: Oct 02, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 98174188