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Marian M. Burkhardt


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Marian M. Burkhardt Obituary
Marian M. Burkhardt, 102, devoted wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother and teacher, formerly Triechlers, passed away, Tuesday, March 29, 2016, at Bryn Mawr Hospital. She was the wife of the late Herbert F. Burkhardt who passed away in 1999. Born in Berlinsville, March 7, 1914, she was the daughter of the late Ralph and Lillian (Lentz) Minnich. Marian was a graduate of Slatington High School and Kutztown University with a degree in Elementary Education. She taught at St. Paul's one room schoolhouse at Indianland, and later at Lehigh Township Elementary School prior to retiring in 1979. She was one of the oldest members of Hope Lutheran Church, Cherryville. Survivors: She is survived by her son, Dr. Barry H. Burkhardt and his wife Donna Abbott Burkhardt of Malvern, two grandchildren, Ryan and his wife Caroline of Mountain View,CA, and Chad and his wife Alyssa of Bryn Mawr, PA, four great grandchildren, Sophia, Sebastien, Spencer and Graham, and a brother Neil Minnich and sister-in-law, Rosalie of Treichlers and a loving niece Sherri Szoke and nephew, Tim Minnich and their families. Services: Funeral services will be held, Friday, April 8, 2016, at 11 AM at Hope Lutheran Church, 4131 Lehigh Drive, Cherryville, PA. There will be viewing hours Friday, beginning at 9:30 AM until 10:45 AM at the church. Interment will be in Indianland Cemetery, Cherryville. The Ruggiero Funeral Home, LLC, www.ruggierofuneralhome.com, Pen Argyl is in charge of arrangements. Contributions: In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be offered to either Lehigh Township Historical Center, 3811 Lehigh Drive, Northampton, PA 18067 or to Hope Lutheran Church, 4131 Lehigh Drive, Cherryville, PA 18035.
Published in Morning Call on Apr. 3, 2016
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