Robert J. Burkhart

Robert J. Burkhart, 89, of Middletown, Conn., husband of the late Marion Burkhart died Thursday at Wintonbury Care Center, Bloomfield, Conn.

Robert was born in Williamsport, the son of the late Jacob and Mary J. (Buker) Burkhart.

Prior to his retirement, Robert was the owner and operator of an upholstery business.

He was a veteran of World War II serving with the U.S. Army. He was member of the American Legion Post 184 and past member of the Westfield Grange.

Robert is survived by a son, Clayton R. Burkhart, of Middletown; four brothers, James E. Burkhart, of New York, Paul G. Burkhart, Carl B. Burkhart, Donald Burkhart, all of Pennsylvania; as well as several nieces and nephews.

He was predeceased by two brothers, William and John Burkhart.

Funeral services were held Thursday at Mica Hill Cemetery, Durham, Conn.

Those who wish to make memorial contributions, send to Salvation Army, P.O. Box 179, Middletown, CT 06457.