Recent Obituaries

Frank P. Burkett


6:00 to 9:00 p.m.
Thursday, May 11, 2017

Harvey H. Zeigler Funeral Home

Funeral Service

11:00 a.m.
Friday, May 12, 2017

Harvey H. Zeigler Funeral Home

Williamsport, MD – Frank P. Burkett, 93, formerly of Ellerslie, died Wednesday May 3, 2017, at Homewood at Williamsport.

Born March 10, 1924, in Ellerslie, MD; he was a son of the late Clarence and Erma (Porter) Burkett. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Marie E. (Myers) Burkett in 2015, and a brother, David Burkett.

Survived by sons, Dale Burkett and wife Barbara of Ashburn, VA, Edward Burkett and wife Debra of Gaithersburg, MD; a brother, James Burkett and wife Ruth of Florida; six grandchildren and five great grandchildren.

Mr. Burkett was a former member of the Ellerslie United Methodist Church. He was also a member of Ager Road United Methodist Church, Hyattsville, MD. He had worked as a Television Technician for a over 30 years and then took a job as a technician with the DC Metro working on the fare card machines. He served in the US Army during WWII and was a Bronze Star recipient.

Friends will be received at the Harvey H. Zeigler Funeral Home, Inc., 169 Clarence Street, Hyndman on Thursday May 11, 2017 from 6 to 9 p.m.

A funeral service will be conducted at the funeral home Friday May 12, 2017 at 11 a.m.

Burial will follow at Porters Cemetery, Hyndman with military honors by the  Fort Bedford Honor Guard.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Ellerslie United Methodist Church, PO Box 358, Ellerslie, MD 21529.

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