John J. Burkert(1921 - 2013)

Burkert, John J.

John J. Burkert, age 92, a lifelong resident of Haverstraw, NY passed away July 23, 2013. John was a proud WWII veteran having served his country in the US Army. John was a life member of the Haverstraw Fire Dept where he was secretary for many years. He also served as Captain of the Cosgriff Hose Co. #4, and was also a member of other state and national Firematic Associations. John was also a member of the Haverstraw Elks Lodge #877. John was retired from the Haverstraw Post Office. John is survived by his loving family, devoted wife Patricia Vandenburgh Forsythe Burkert, his sister Ann F. Mirabello, his children and grandchildren. Family will receive friends Wednesday and Thursday from 2-4 & 7-9 PM at the George M. Holt Funeral Home. Firematic Services will be held at 7:30 PM followed by the Elk's Service at 8 PM Thursday evening at the funeral home. John's Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Friday, July 26, 2013 at 10:30AM. at St Peter's Church, 115 Broadway, Haverstraw, NY. Burial will follow at Mt. Repose Cemetery, Haverstraw, NY with Military Honors.

George M. Holt Funeral Home

50 New Main Street

Haverstraw, NY 10927

(845) 429-2159



Funeral Home

George M. Holt Funeral Home
50 New Main St Haverstraw, NY 10927
(845) 429-2159

Published in the The Journal News from July 24 to July 25, 2013