Hubert E. Burkhart


Hubert E. Burkhart, 92, passed away on July 27, 2019. He was born on October 4, 1926, to William K. and Hallie (Wolfcale) Burkhart.
He was a veteran having served in the United States Navy during World War II and the Korean Conflict.
Hubert retired from the United States Post Office after working over 25 years at the Ashtabula location as a window clerk.
He was a member of the Knights of York Cross of Honor and was invited into Priory. Hubert was also a lifelong member and Head Usher at the First United Methodist Church of Ashtabula.
He was preceded in death by his wife of 52 years, Dorothy (Slaybaugh); daughter, Diane Gerlach; sisters, Donna Kray and Wanda Hodges; and brother, Raeburn Burkhart.
Hubert is survived by sons, William (Terri) Burkhart of North Carolina and John Burkhart of Ashtabula; daughters, Mary Beth (Randy) Swedenborg of Ashtabula and Tana (Howard) Humphrey of Ashtabula; son-in-law, John Gerlach of Cleveland; sister, Carol Duva of Florida; companion, Betty Ghiz of Jefferson; 12 grandchildren; and 12 great grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held on Friday, August 2, 2019, at the First United Methodist Church, 4506 Elm Ave. Ashtabula at 11:00 AM. Calling hours will be held on Thursday, August 1, 2019 from 6:00-8:00 PM at the church. Masonic services will be held at 8:00 PM. Burial will take place in Saybrook Cemetery.
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Gail and Maxine McMurray
Aug 02, 2019
Our thoughts and prayers are with you. When we moved to North Kingsville, Dorothy and Hubert arrived with flowers...The Lilies of the Valley and the pink peoneys are still blooming. bringing JOY . We SO enjoyed their friendship ....SO sorry for your loss. He will be missed. LOVE
Rhenda Seabright
Aug 01, 2019
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Dana & connie KIRK
Aug 01, 2019
Our sympathy to the Burkhart family at this time of there loss. God BLess.
Roger B. Morse-San Antonio, Texas
Aug 01, 2019
Hearfelt condolensces go out to the Burkhart family during this difficult time. Our thoughts and prayers are with ya'll.
Ellen Singer
Jul 31, 2019
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Sandra seabright
Jul 31, 2019
My condolences to Hubert’s family. Also to my sister-in-law Betty Ghiz it’s hard to think of one without the other They are both special to me .
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Jul 31, 2019
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Pamela Gentile
Jul 31, 2019
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Beth Popely
Jul 30, 2019
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