Gerard A. "Gerry" Burklin, 75, of Floral City, Fla., passed away Saturday, Feb. 15, 2014, at Sturgill Hospice Care Center in Brooksville. He was born March 20, 1938, in Mount Kisco, N.Y., to the late Richard F. and Emily B. (Bullock) Burklin. Gerry was owner of Burklin Electric Motors in Pinellas Park and upon retirement, arrived in this area in 2002. He was an Episcopal by faith, and enjoyed NASCAR, all types of University of Florida sports, and fishing.
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He was preceded in death by siblings, Richard Jr., and Deloris. Survivors include his loving wife of 38 years, Dianne Burklin; children, Shawn (Marta) Burklin of San Diego, Calif., Scot (Ginger) Burklin of Van Nuys, Calif., Cassie Burklin of Pinellas Park and Linda B. Johnson of Palm Harbor; sisters, Marilyn Carter, and Carole Jean Landry; grandchildren, Shane, Sam, Harper, Justin, Kyle, Zane, and Gracie; and many beloved nieces and nephews.
Private cremation arrangements under the care of Chas. E. Davis Funeral Home with Crematory, Inverness.
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3075 S. Florida Ave. Inverness, FL 34450
Published in Citrus County Chronicle on Feb. 18, 2014