Burdick, William H.
Of Elmira passed away Wednesday, February 20, 2013 at Arnot-Ogden Medical Center surrounded by his loving family following declining health at the age of 77. Born on March 9, 1935 in Elmira, Bill was the son of the late, Ernest W. & Grace Ann Cook Burdick. He was employed for many years at Southern Tier Assoc. of the Visually Impaired and also for the Sheltered Workshop. He enjoyed bowling, music, was a NY Yankee fan, and was devoted care taker of his dogs. Bill was a lifelong communicant of St. Mary's Church. Surviving are his loving children, Dawn (Sam) Stevens, Corning; and William H. Jr. (Susan) Burdick, Gillett, PA; sisters, Patricia Kissell, Waverly; sister-in-law, Patricia Burdick, Elmira; several grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, Bill was predeceased by his former wife and devoted friend, Grace Ann Liles; a daughter, Debra Lynn Burdick; sister, Shirley Golden; brothers, David E., Richard L., and Charles E. Burdick. Family and friends will be received at Caywood's Funeral Home & Gardens, 1126 Broadway, Southport/Elmira on Monday February 25, 2013 between the hours of 2-4 p.m. Funeral services will follow the visitation at 4:30 p.m. with interment at the family's convenience in Calvary Cemetery, Johnson City.