Henry Edward Burger

May 25, 1926 - October 19, 2011

05/25/1926 - 10/19/2011

Past Services

Friday October 21, 2011
2:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Home
3900 Central Avenue
Shadyside, OH 43947
Saturday October 22, 2011
Mt. Calvary Cemetery Wheeling
National Road
Wheeling, WV 26003
Saturday October 22, 2011
11:00 am
St. Mary Catholic Church
350 E. 40th Street
Shadyside, OH 43947
740-676-3282 | Directions

Henry “Hank” Edward Burger, 85, of Shadyside, Ohio died Wednesday October 19, 2011.

He was born May 25, 1926 in Wheeling WV, a son of the late Henry W. and Matilda Auth Burger.

He was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Shadyside, Ohio, and retired from Consolidated Aluminum Corporation as an electrician. He was a member of the American Legion Post # 159 and a US Army Veteran of WWII and the Korean War.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his first wife; Verna Graebe Burger, second wife; Geraldine Gaynor Burger, his son; Mark S. Burger, two daughters; Christina M. Burger and Kathleen A Burger, four brothers; Charles, Herbert, Raymond and Donald Burger, and his sister; Dorothy Reynolds.

He is survived by his wife; Lisa Ann Gulley, of Shadyside, Ohio, three children; Michael Burger of Arlington, TX, Jeffrey Marie Burger of Catawba, NC, and Diane Matthew Wagner, of Gambrills, MD, two step-sons; J. Michael Gulley and Ian Gulley, his sister; Mary Elizabeth Ries of St. Clairsville, Ohio and a grandson; Zachary Wagner.

Family and friends will be received Friday October 21, 2011 at the Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Home and Crematory 3900 Central Ave. Shadyside, Ohio from 2-8pm. Funeral liturgy with Mass will be celebrated at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Shadyside, Ohio, Saturday at 11am with Father Samuel Saprano as Celebrant.

Burial will follow in Mt. Calvary Cemetery, Wheeling, WV.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Labre Indian School of Ashland, Montana Indian Reservation and School or St. John Grade School.

There will be a Legion service Friday at 4pm in the funeral home.

There will be a Vigil service Friday at 7:30pm in the funeral home.

Online condolences at altmeyer.com

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Don Dusick
8 years ago

Dianne and Jeff you are in my prayers and thoughts. Haven’t talked to you guys in many years – but I remember all the Pinochle we played with your dad. And of course all the trouble we would get into as kids, which of course led to a Mr. Burger tongue thrashing ; He will be truley missed…

Susan & Dave Stewart
8 years ago

Hank was a great guy!! You were lucky to have had each other for the time you did!

With Deepest Sympathy!

Susan & Dave Stewart

Dean Potts
8 years ago

Iam so sorry to hear of the passing of one of my Best old time , buddy ,electricans. Hank was a very good friend . Sorry i cannot make it to the services. My thoughts and prayers , are with the family.

Schiffler Cancer Center staff
8 years ago

Our thoughts and prayers are with you from all of us at the Schiffler Cancer Center.