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Stanley Glenn Burkholder
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Birth: Mar. 7, 1932
Altoona
Blair County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Apr. 21, 2013
Unionville
Centre County
Pennsylvania, USA

Stanley G. Burkholder March 7, 1932 April 21, 2013

Stanley G. Burkholder, 81, of Unionville, died at his residence on Sunday, April 21, 2013. He was born on Monday, March 7, 1932, in Altoona, and was the son of the late Walter R. and Roseanna Mary Eminhizer Burkholder. In 1959, at the Lutheran Church in Boalsburg he married the former Cecille Horner, who survives at home. Stanley served in the US Army from 1953 to 1956. He lived in Unionville all his life and worked as a fork lift operator at Cerro Metal Products in Bellefonte for 47 years before retiring. In addition to being a supervisor at Penn State football games for 43 years, he managed the water works in Unionville and was a maintenance man for Unionville Borough; he worked at the Grange Fair for 43 years, was on the fair committee for 6 years and was a member of Union Grange. Stanley loved his jobs. He also parked cars for a number of years at Ag Progress Days. He worked at a gas station on Route 220 for 13 years and until his death was employed at the IM Building at Penn State. He loved spending time with his wife, his children, grandchildren and two dogs. He was very proud of being the only baseball coach for the Unionville Cardinal Baseball Team who went on to win a championship in 1965. He was a member of the Berean Bible Fellowship Church in Unionville. In addition to being a wonderful and caring husband for 53 years, he was a foster parent of two boys. In addition to his wife Cecille; he is survived by three daughters, Pamela Pletcher (Randy), of Bellefonte, Kimberly Burkholder of Madisonburg, and Patty Zink, of Unionville; grandchildren, Timothy Kessling, Katarina and Karlie Pletcher, Gabrielle Davidson, Dylan, Nicholas, and Joshua Zink, and Jamie Burkholder; one brother, the Reverend Barry Burkholder (Gerry), of Virginia; and a niece, Keri Marston (Chris), of Virginia. Stanley was preceded in death by his parents and a son, Steven Burkholder. Friends will be received from 6-9 p.m., on Thursday, April 25, 2013, at the Mark D. Heintzelman Funeral & Cremation Services, 1034 Benner Pike, State College. A viewing will also be held on Friday, April 26, 2013, from 9-10 a.m., at the Berean Bible Fellowship Church, 360 Race Street, Unionville. The service will immediately follow at 10 a.m., at the Church with the Reverend John Palmer and the Reverend Barry Burkholder officiating. Burial with military honors will be in the Centre County Memorial Park, 1032 Benner Pike, State College. In lieu of flowers, contributions in Stanley's memory may be made to the Berean Bible Fellowship Church, P.O. Box 4, Fleming, PA 16835.

Published in Centre Daily Times on April 23, 2013

 
 
Burial:
Centre County Memorial Park
State College
Centre County
Pennsylvania, USA
 
Created by: Yvonne Freed Dunn
Record added: Apr 23, 2013
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Stanley Glenn Burkholder
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