Burton L. Blake
Burton L. Blake was called home to Heaven on February 17, 2016. Son of the late Harold (Claire) Blake and Wanda (Robert) Parmelly. Brother of the late Shirley (Donald) Robinson, Ronald (Christine) Blake and Edward (Judith) Blake; beloved husband of Judith Blake (nee Ahern); loving father of Maureen, Mary (Bill) St. Louis, Mickey (Tom) McGoldrick, Michael (Kathy) Blake, Margie (Tom) Falvey, Maria Blake (Mike Reynolds) and Melanie (Mike) Kerley; loving grandfather to Josh, Jessica, Jeanna, Jon, Jake, Tom, Kelly, Kevin, Matthew, Kelsey, Jack, Jason, Nicole, Courtney, Lexi, Tommy, Michael and Benjamin; great-grandfather to Kylie, Julia, Marley and Jayden; loving uncle to many; coach to many and friend to all. Worked 34 years with Illinois, former member of IBEW Harmony Club. Former President of B.G.S.L. Former 1st president of Titan Football, Former President of B.G.F. A., Co-founder and coach of Strutters and Bandits softball travel teams. Former School Board Member of District 111, member of St. Albert the Great's Pro-Life Group, Eucharistic Minister. Visitation Sunday 2 to 8 PM. Funeral Monday 10:00 AM from Lawn Funeral Home 7909 State Road (5500 W) Burbank, IL 60459 to St. Albert the Great Church Mass 10:30 AM. Interment Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society or Riley's Children Hospital in Indianapolis, IN.
2:00 PM to 8:00 PM on Sunday February 21, 2016
Lawn Funeral Home - Burbank
7909 State Rd.
Burbank, IL 60459 (Map/Directions)
10:30 AM on Monday February 22, 2016
St. Albert the Great Church
5555 State Road
Holy Sepulchre Cemetery
6001 W. 111th Street
Alsip, IL 60482 (Map/Directions)