William Burmeister, 86, of Lakeville, died Thursday at Wayne Memorial Hospital in Honesdale. He was the husband of Justine Fabiano. They were married for 60 years.
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Born in Manhattan, N.Y., William was the son of the late Ferdinand and Charlotte Krautwald Burmeister. He graduated from Memorial High School in West New York, N.J., and served in the Army Air Corps during World War II. Before retiring, he worked for Fred Burmeister and Sons.
He was an avid fan of the New York Giants.
William is also survived by his son, Bill Burmeister and wife, Diane, Clermont, Fla.; a brother, Henry Burmeister of Reeders; grandchildren, Catherine and Bill; and a great-granddaughter, Brooke.
He was also preceded in death by a daughter, Jeryl Genschow, in June of 2012; and a brother, Fred Bermeister.
A memorial service will be held Monday at 11 a.m. in Brian Arthur Strauch Funeral Homes & Cremation Services, 3 First St., Spring Brook Twp., by the Rev. John Craig, pastor of Bidwell Hill United Methodist Church. Interment will be private.
To leave an online condo lence, visit www.strauchfu neralhomes.com.
Published in Scranton Times on Sept. 21, 2013