Patricia Burke, 70

Patricia A. Burke, 70, Wabash,  died at 10:40 p.m., Sunday, March 9, at her home.  She was born April 16, 1943 in West Van Lear, Ky. to Herschel and Lora (Simpson) Blair.

Patricia retired in 2007 from General Tire in Wabash, where she had worked since 1965.  She was a member of the Eagles and Moose Lodges, both of Wabash. She enjoyed traveling, spending time with family and friends, and taking her grandchildren to plays.

She is survived by two daughters, Terry Robinson, Wabash, and Brenda (Jim Bricker) Hiner, Warsaw; two sisters, Della (Roger D.) Elkins, Huntington, and Marsha Rhoades, Oak Hill, W.V.; three grandchildren, Robert Carl (Rekha) Robinson, Wabash, Dylan L. Hiner and Hannah L. Hiner, both of Louisville, Ky.; two nephews, Phillip (Jodie) West and John (Jamie) West, both of North Manchester; an aunt, Shirley (Harold) Green, Sitka, Ky., and several great-nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents and one brother.

Per Patricia's request, services will be private to the family.

The memorial guest book for Patricia may be signed at

Posted on 2014 Mar 10