HINSDALE - David F. Burlingame, 77, of 4253 Route 16, Hinsdale, passed away Tuesday (Oct. 8, 2013) at Olean General Hospital after a lengthy illness.
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Born Dec. 18, 1935, in Olean, he was a son of Edwin and Mary Ueblhear Burlingame. On July 9, 1955, in Olean, he married the former Ione A. Givan, who survives.
Mr. Burlingame was a graduate of Hinsdale Central School, class of 1954. He then went to work for Clark Bros. of Olean as a pipe fitter, retiring in 1997.
He was a member of the Hinsdale American Legion, Olean Elks Club and Eldred Veteran's Club.
He was an avid trapper, hunter and fisherman. He also enjoyed throwing horseshoes and playing cards, especially euchre.
Surviving, in addition to his wife, are four daughters, Rona A. (Kimberly) Tuggle of Allegany, Ronda L. Burlingame of Emporium, Rita K. (Donald) Pleakis of Allegany and Rena L. Heasley of Olean; nine grandchildren and six great-grandchildren; three brothers, Donald (Peggy) Burlingame of Potsdam, Richard Burlingame of Galena, Ill., and Darryl (Sharon) Burlingame of Randolph; one sister, Denna Hitchcock of Magnolia, Texas; and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by a son, Douglas David Burlingame; a grandson, Shawn Tuggle; and a sister, Doris Smith.
At the family's request, visitation and services will be private. Burial will be in Hinsdale Cemetery, Hinsdale.
Arrangements are under direction of the Mark F. Rinker Funeral Home & Memorial Service Inc., Cuba. Expressions of sympathy may be sent at www.rinkerfuneralhome.com.
Published in The Olean Times Herald on Oct. 10, 2013
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