Regina M. Bourke
April 13, 1917 - February 29, 2012
Regina M. Bourke, 94, of Janesville died Wednesday, February 29,2012 at Cedar Crest where she had resided the past several years. She was born on April 13, 1917 in Janesville, the daughter of Matthew and Helen (Golden) Duggan. She graduated from Janesville High School. Regina married Jack Bourke in 1956. He preceded her in death in 1983. Regina resided in the Chicago, Il area for many years and was formerly employed as an accountant in the dietary department of St. Francis Hospital in Evanston, IL. After returning to Janesville, she attended St. William Catholic Church until her health failed.
Regina is survived by one sister, Helen Sullivan of Navato, CA as well as many nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews. In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by her three brothers, Matthew Duggan Jr. of Janesville, John Duggan of Milwaukee, Robert Duggan of Long Beach, CA, two sisters, Elizabeth Welsh of Wilmette, IL and Marie Knilans of Janesville.
A special thank you to the staff of Cedar Crest for wonderful care they gave Regina.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10 a.m. Monday, March 5, 2012 at St. William Catholic Church, 456 N. Arch St., Janesville with Father Randy Timmerman officiating. Visitation will be from 9:30 to 10 a.m. Monday at St. William Catholic Church. Burial will be in Maryhill Cemetery, Niles, Il. The family is being assisted by Henke-Clarson Funeral Home. www.henkeclarson.com.