Thomas M. Burkhart, 68

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Thomas M. Burkhart, 68, of Malvern, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 29, 2015, in Rose Lane Nursing & Rehabilitation in Massillon.

Born April 24, 1947, in Canton, he was a son of the late Leonard and Nellie (Kuhn) Burkhart.

He was a member of St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church.

He served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War, and later worked as a systems analyst at the Hoover Company for 30 years.

He was a member and officer of Valley Post # 375 American Legion, a member of the VFW and enjoyed driving for the Veterans Service Board of Carroll County.

Thomas is survived by a sister, Sr. Janet Burkhart, HM, of Girard; three brothers, Donald (Sherrie) Burkhart, of Louisville; Ronald Burkhart, of Waynesburg; and Terry (Karen) Burkhart, of Apopka, Fl.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Jan. 4 at 11 a.m. in St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church, 125 Carrollton St., Malvern, with Celebrant Fr. Vic Cinson. Burial will be Tuesday, Jan. 5 in Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery.

Calling hours will be held Monday 10 – 11 a.m. in St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. James School, 400 W. Lisbon St. Waynesburg, OH 44688.

Friends may express condolences online at www.bartleyfuneralhome.com.