Thomas M. Burkhart, 68


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.

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