Jay D. Burkholder

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Jay D. Burkholder Jay D. Burkholder, age 77, of Chambersburg, passed away June 17, 2014 at his home. He was born November 29, 1936 in MIddletown, PA to Samuel and Charlotte (Myers) Burkholder. He was married to Joanne Bricker Burkholder on August 6, 1960. Jay was a member of Crider's United Brethren Church. He had retired from Stouffer Brothers Inc. in 2006. Previously he had worked at H.J. Heinz Company in Chambersburg. Since his retirement he had spent his time working on the family farm. He had served in the United States Army and Army Reserves from 1959 till 1967. Jay is survived by his wife, Joanne Bricker Burkholder and their three sons: Craig E. (husband of Cheryl) Burkholder of Pleasant Lake, Indiana, Loren J. (husband of Susan) Burkholder of Gettysburg, and Neil E. (husband of Tisha) Burkholder of Chambersburg. He has nine grandchildren: Amy, Kyle, Ryan, Cory, Emily, Kirsten, Ashlyn, Riley and Klein. He is survived by a sister, Voni (wife of George) Rauscher of Daytona Beach, FL. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by a sister, Betty Lou Bonney. Funeral services will be held at 1:00 PM Monday, June 23, 2014 at Kelso-Cornelius Funeral Home, Ltd. Chambersburg with Reverends Ron Cook and Craig Burkholder officiating. The family will receive friends Sunday evening from 6:00 till 8:00 PM at the funeral home and one hour prior to the service on Monday. Interment will be held at Parklawn Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers the family requests that memorial donations be sent to Crider's United Brethren Church Building Fund, 2380 Loudon Road, Chambersburg, PA 17202. Kelso-Cornelius Funeral Home, 725 Norland Ave, Chambersburg, PA will be handling the arrangements.
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Kelso-Cornelius Funeral Home, LTD
725 Norland Avenue Chambersburg, PA 17201
(717) 267-2454
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Published in Public Opinion on June 19, 2014
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