March 3, 1943 - May 26, 2023
Thomas P. Bourke was born in Chicago, IL on March 3, 1943 and after a long battle with Parkinson’s disease passed peacefully away at the age of 80 on May 26, 2023, at the Ogeechee Area Hospice Inpatient Facility.
Thomas was drafted out of college and served 26 years with the Military. He was stationed in Japan, Germany, Korea and the United States. After retiring from the military in Colorado, he continued serving his country with Civil Service in Kansas for 20 more years. With combined services of 46 years he retired to Statesboro, GA.
Thomas is survived by his loving wife, Marianne H. Bourke; his son Andrew Bourke, his two daughters Petra Woodruff and Jutta Lastimado, five grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.
Thomas will always be remembered as a quiet loving husband, devoted father and loyal friend he was. Thomas had a great love for life, family, friends, animals and music. He will be missed, may the Lord keep watch over him.
Joiner-Anderson Funeral Home & Crematory of Statesboro is in charge of the arrangements.