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Phyllis Marie Burba

Phyllis Marie Burba, 54, died Wednesday, May 21, 2014, at JourneyCare Hospice Inpatient Unit, Woodstock.

She was born Dec. 13, 1959, to Joseph and Patricia J. (Burkland) Burba Sr. in Seaside, Calif.

She was a member of St. Mary Catholic Church in Woodstock. She worked as a nurse for more than 25 years. Most of that time was spent at Glen Oaks Hospital. She was dedicated to her profession and was happiest helping others. She was loved and will be missed.

Survivors include her parents; two daughters, Laura Wilson and Rachel (Garrett) Gore; a grandchild, Maizy Gore; a brother, Joseph Burba Jr.; two sisters, Christine Ann Burba and Patricia Esposito; and her adored dogs, Joey and grand-dog Pixie.

She was preceded in death by her grandmother, Phyllis Burkland.

The funeral and burial will be in Hot Springs, Ark.

Local arrangements were made by Schneider-Leucht-Merwin & Cooney Funeral Home.

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