Harold Edward Burbic, 70, passed away on Monday, November 3, 2008 at the Newport News nursing home. He was the son of the late Benedict and Susan Burbic from New Jersey. He served his country in the US Navy. A devoted husband, father and grandfather, Harold enjoyed hunting and fishing and watching horse races.
He is survived by his beloved wife Eleanor Burbic; his six children, Ben Burbic and wife Bobbie, Mark Burbic, Paul Burbic and wife Debbie, Michael Burbic, Eileen Burbic, Patrick Burbic, and their mother Kathleen McKowne, and step son Jim Kelaher; Nine grandchildren, Tiffany, Stephen, Jessica, Justin, Jenna, Logan, Erica, Brandon, and Katherine. Also surviving is his brother Robert Burbic and his wife Maureen.
The family will receive friends on Thursday, November 6, 2008 from 6:30pm to 7:30pm at Altmeyer Funeral Home, Denbigh Chapel. The funeral service will follow at 7:30pm. Interment will be private.
The family wishes to thank the staff at the Newport News Nursing and Rehabilitation for their compassionate care. The doctors and staff at the National Institute for Health, neuro-oncology unit, and the many friends for their support during their father’s illness.
In lieu of flowers the family ask that donations be made to the Children’s Inn at NIH, 7 West Dr. Bethesda, Md. 20814, or www.childrensinn.org
Arrangements are under the care of Altmeyer Funeral Home – Denbigh Chapel, 12893 Jefferson Ave, Newport News, VA. 23608
Condolences can be left at www.Altmeyer.com