BURKE, Phillip Joseph


Peacefully at the Algoma Residential Community Hospice, with his wife by his side on Monday, January 4, 2021 at the age of 76.

Beloved husband of nearly 50 years to Mary Ellen. Loving father of Michelle Burke of New Zealand, Nicole Burke (Stephen Cole) of Vancouver and Captain Heather Pay (Major Scott). Proud Grandpa of George and Lucy Pay. Dear brother of Patrick Burke (late Cecile). Brother in law of Harriet Rose (Ken), Debbie Corbett (late Gail) and Donald Corbett (late Jayne).

Phillip will be sadly missed by his nieces and nephews, Bridget Burke (Randy Swanson), the late Alyne Burke, David Rose and the late Butch Rose. Loving great uncle to Hope Swanson.

A Celebration of Phillips life will be announced at a later date. Memorial contributions to Women in Crisis or to the Heart & Stroke Foundation would be appreciated.

Funeral arrangements entrusted to the Arthur Funeral Home – Barton & Kiteley Chapel (492 Wellington Street E. 705-759-2522). Please visit the Arthur Funeral Home website obituaries to leave a message of condolence for the family.