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Howard T. Burd Jr.

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Howard T. Burd Jr., age 79, died Wednesday, March 27, 2013, at the Community Medical Center in Toms River, N.J., after a two year battle against cancer.
Mr. Burd was born in Lambertville, N.J. on December 7, 1933 and remained a resident there prior to moving to Lanoka Harbor, N.J., with his family in 1978. He worked at the Naval Air Warfare Center for 25 years retiring proudly in 1993. Mr. Burd spent his life dedicated to others, serving his country in the United States Air Force and working as a volunteer fireman for the Lambertville Fire Department. Mr. Burd was appointed Fire Captain and Fireman of the Year in 1976.
Son of the late Howard and Elsie Burd, Mr. Burd was predeceased by his younger brothers, Harvey and Ralph Burd. He is survived by his loving and devoted wife, Florence Green Burd, adoring son, Kenneth Burd, and treasured grandchildren, Erica Lee Lapid, her husband Robert Lapid, and Kenneth Joshua Burd. Mr. Burd is also survived by his beloved extended family members, Laura and Mark Benward and Cathy and Stephen Luongo.
Howard "Pop" Burd was undeniably loved, cherished, and admired by all; a real-life hero who will be forever missed but never forgotten.
Funeral services will take place at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, April 2, at the Cromwell-Immordino Memorial Home, 71 E. Prospect St, Hopewell, NJ 08525. Interment will immediately follow in Harbourton Cemetery. Calling hours will be held Tuesday from 10 to 11:30 a.m. at the memorial home.
Published in The Trentonian on Mar. 31, 2013
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