ROBERT C. BRINKER, 93, a resident of Sacred Heart, Avilla, died on Sunday, Dec. 22, 2013. Born in Fort Wayne, he was a son of the late Edward and Mary Brinker. He was a member of Our Lady of Good Hope Catholic Church, Fort Wayne and proudly served his country in the U.S. Army in World War II. He is survived by his daughters, Anita Brinker of New Jersey and Maryanne Budreau of Kendallville; seven grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Mary E. (nee. Lomont); brother, Joseph; and sisters, Ruth, Jeanette and Irene. Mass of Christian Burial is 10 a.m. Saturday Dec. 28, 2013, at Our Lady of Good Hope Catholic Church, 7215 St. Joe Road, Fort Wayne, with calling one hour prior. Calling also from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, Dec. 27, 2013, at Hockemeyer & Miller Funeral Home, 6131 St. Joe Road, Fort Wayne, with a Rosary service at 7:30 p.m. Burial in Catholic Cemetery, Fort Wayne. Memorial donations may be given for masses. For online condolences please visit


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Published in Fort Wayne Newspapers on Dec. 25, 2013