Robert Duncan Burdette

Male 1928 - 2001  (73 years)


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  • Name Robert Duncan Burdette 
    Born 5 Sep 1928  Hornell, Steuben Co., New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 16 Sep 2001  Sayre, Bradford Co., Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried St. Mary's Cemetery, Fremont, Steuben Co., New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
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    • Robert D. "Bob" Burdette, 73, of 365 Seneca Rd., died Sunday morning (Sept. 16, 2001) at Robert Packer Hospital in Sayre, Pa., after a short illness.
      Born in Hornell on Sept. 5, 1928, he was the son of the late Charles and Margaret Hall (Dudgeon) Burdette.
      A life long resident of Hornell and North Hornell, Bob was a graduate of Hornell High School and served with the U.S. Army from 1946-1948. He was employed at the former Erie Railroad Accounting Bureau in Hornell from 1948-1960, retiring at the age of 55 from Region 6 New York State Department of Transportation in Hornell, where he was employed as a Principal Engineering Technician.
      Bob was a member of the Arthur H. Cunningham American Legion Post No. 440 and the Cpl. J.J. Mooney V.F.W. Post No. 2250 in Hornell. He was also an avid reader and sportsman and loved the peace, beauty and the simplicity of the outdoors, especially the past 15 years of family enjoyment at Black Lake.
      His family includes his wife of 47 years, the former Carolyn Gaffney, who he married in St. Ann's Church in Hornell; his daughter, Karen (Bill) Bush and his grandson, Byran Bush, all of Rochester; his step-mother, Elizabeth Burdette of Canisteo; his three sisters, Susan (Tom) Powers of Rochester, Barbara (Dick) Metzler of Lancaster, Pa. and Mary Burdette of Grafton, N.H.; his brother, Charles (Susie) Burdette Jr. of Washington Crossing, Pa.; his cousins, Charles (Laura) Davis, Herman (Earla) Davis, Dorothy (Stan) Smith, Richard (Deanne) Edell, all of Hornell; his cousins-in-law, John DeVinney and Joe (Helen Marie) DeVinney of Canaseraga; his sisters-in-law, Ellen Ragiel and Mary Lou (George) Phillips; his niece, Dana Ragiel; his nephews, Michael, Robert, Christopher and George Phillips, Stephan and Sean Ragiel; and also his close friends, Jim and Lucy Wiley, Frank and Phyllis Bottomley, Mary and Jean Cortese, John O'Driscoll and Floyd and Charlene Loper, all of Hornell.
      Calling hours are from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Wednesday at the Bishop & Johnson Funeral Home, Inc., 285 Main St., Hornell, where a funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, with his brother-in-law, Deacon George Phillips officiating. Committal services and interment will follow at St. Mary's Cemetery, Town of Fremont. The American Legion will conduct a memorial service at 8:30 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, those wishing may contribute in Bob's memory to the Muscular Dystrophy Association, in the name of 8-year-old Adam Boyce, son of Ron and Charlene Royce of Rochester (formerly of Hornell), 596 Old Ithaca Road, Horseheads, N.Y. 14845.
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    Last Modified 29 Aug 2011 

    Father Charles Kenneth Burdette,   b. 25 Apr 1905,   d. 22 May 1996  (Age 91 years) 
    Mother Margaret Hall,   b. 7 Dec 1908, Steuben Co., New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Aug 1995, Hornell, Steuben Co., New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years) 
    Married Abt 1928  Hornell, Steuben Co., New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F1590  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Carolyn A. Gaffney,   b. 18 Dec 1933, Jackson Heights, Suffolk Co., New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Aug 2014, Hornell, Steuben Co., New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Married 17 Mar 1953  Hornell, Steuben Co., New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
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    Last Modified 25 Jul 2015 
    Family ID F1589  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 5 Sep 1928 - Hornell, Steuben Co., New York, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 17 Mar 1953 - Hornell, Steuben Co., New York, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 16 Sep 2001 - Sayre, Bradford Co., Pennsylvania, USA Link to Google Earth
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