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