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Robert "Burke" Ellis
May 14, 1933 - December 7, 2015
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<div itemprop="description">Ellis, Robert &ldquo;Burke&rdquo; &ndash; age 82 of Halifax passed away Monday December 7, 2015 in the Halifax Infirmary QE II. Born in Halifax he was a son of the late Kathleen (Ellis) Cosgrove. Burke is survived by his wife of 56 years Lorraine (Wournell); daughters, Kathleen Ellis, Australia, Belinda &ldquo;Lynn&rdquo; Ellis, Halifax; son, Robert (Tammy), Halifax; grandchildren, Crystal, Tanya, Michael, and Martin; great grandchildren, Mikka and Thorsten. He is predeceased by sons, Richard and Kenneth. Cremation has taken place. A memorial service will be held 10am Saturday, December 12 in Atlantic Funeral Homes, 6552 Bayers Road, Halifax. Interment in St. John&rsquo;s Cemetery, 6 Bedford Highway. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Diabetes Association of Canada. Online condolences may be sent by visiting (Halifax Chapel)<br /><br /></div>