Kenneth J. "Kenny" Burger

  • "I was so sorry to hear of Kenny's passing. He was an old..."
  • "I'm so sorry for your loss. As you remember your love one,..."
  • "We are sorry to hear of Kenny's passing. So many warm and..."
    - John & Kathy Hrinda
  • "Sorry for your Loss! The Stakem's & The Sullivan's"
  • "May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow."

Kenneth J. "Kenny" Burger, Lykens, passed away Monday at Holy Spirit Hospital.

Ken was born April 30, 1941, in Williamstown, to the late Ralph and Eleanor Doyle Burger.

He was a graduate of the former Williamstown Catholic High School, Class of 1959, was a member of Wiconisco Fire Company, Williamstown Legion, Liberty Hose Company. No. 2, and was a veteran of the 131st Army National Guard.

He was instrumental in founding the Upper Dauphin Dart League where he shot darts for 49 years and won a State Championship. Ken was an avid Penn State fan and enjoyed traveling to Walt Disney World, camping, the Phillies, shooting pool, playing euchre, going to camp, going to "sign the books" and being "Pappy."

Ken is survived by his wife of 51 years, Janice M. Siemons Burger; daughters, Leann Burger (Greg), Lori Burger, Ashley (Mike) Malick and Justine Burger; grandchildren, Quinn and Stella; a brother, Thomas Burger; a sister, Elaine Croft.

Memorial services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday at Sacred Heart of Jesus Church, 140 E. Market St., Williamstown, with Father Michael Opoki officiating. A visitation will be held from 9 a.m. until the time of service. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Williamstown EMS, 204 Station St., Williamstown, PA 17098. John R. Shultz Funeral Home, Lykens, has been entrusted with the arrangements.

Sign the guest book at


Funeral Home
John R. Shultz Funeral Home
406 Market St
Lykens, PA 17048
(717) 453-7103
Funeral Home Details
Send Flowers
Published in Republican & Herald on Jan. 4, 2019
bullet World War II