WILLIAM R. BURKHART, a Stamford resident for 59 years, passed away on Saturday, October 30, 2010, at Stamford Hospital. He was 83. Born January 27, 1927 in Johnstown, Pa., he was the son of the late Raymond and Alma Bracken Burkhart. William was predeceased by his loving wife, Doris McAuliffe Burkhart; his brother, James R. Burkhart of Johnstown, Pa.; and his sister, Dolores Waronek of Windber, Pa. William worked at Clairol for many years and also worked for Kilduff Auto Sales. He was an avid fisherman. William is survived by his sister, Alma J. Wilson of Stamford; several nieces and nephews; as well as, great-nieces and nephews. Calling hours will be held on Wednesday, November 3, 2010 from 4 to 8 p.m. in Bouton & Reynolds Funeral Home, 2900 Summer Street Stamford. A Funeral Service will be held on Thursday, November 4, 11 a.m. in the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Bennet Cancer Center, 30 Shelburne Road, Stamford, CT 06904.
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Published in StamfordAdvocate from Oct. 31 to Nov. 2, 2010