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Robert Emmet Burress

November 10, 1929 April 23, 2012
Robert Emmet Burress
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Obituary for Robert Emmet Burress

Robert "Bob" Emmet Burress, age 82 of Hartland Twp., passed away peacefully, surrounded by his loving family on April 23, 2012.

Preceded in death by his first wife, Frances (nee Harmon) Himes and brothers, Paul, Chester and John Burress, and nephew Michael Burress.
He is survived by his beloved wife, Mairead (nee Blake), children, Helen (David Schmitz) Himes, Gregory (Lina) Himes, Carol (Stephen) Pasichnyk, Edward (Dawne Fitzgerald) Himes, Bernie (Steve) Olmsted, eleven grandchildren and one great grandchild. Also surviving are his brothers, James (Jean) and Daniel (Gerri) Burress.

Bob served his country in the U.S. Army, was a graduate of Catholic Central High School and The University of Detroit and worked as a salesman with Bockstanz Bros. in Detroit for many years.

Visitation will be held at Lynch & Sons Funeral Home, 600 E. Main Street, Brighton, on Thursday, April 26, 2-9PM, with a Rosary at 7PM. Mass of the Resurrection will be held at St. Patrick Catholic Church, 711 Rickett Road, Brighton, on Friday, April 27, 11:30AM.

Memorials encouraged to be made to The Capuchins - Soup kitchen or Solanus Center or a designation of choice affiliated with The Capuchins.

For Further information please phone 810-229-2905.


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