Donald L. Burkett
Donald Leroy Burkett, 79, of Hyndman, Pa., died Thursday, Dec. 26, 2019, at his home, surrounded by his family.
Born Dec. 17, 1940, in Cumberland, he was a son of the late Leroy and Gladys (Baker) Burkett, and was also preceded in death by a brother, Charles Burkett.
Surviving are his loving wife of 59 years, Mary E. (Franks) Burkett, whom he married Oct. 1, 1960; children, Donald L. Burkett Jr. and wife, Shirley, of Culpepper, Va., William Burkett, of Hyndman, Diana Crapo and husband, Michael Sr., of Brentwood; sister, Lois Weaverling, of Hyndman; 17 grandchildren; 29 great-grandchildren; and special family friend, Lynn Shoemaker.
Don retired as a supervisor for Frido-Lay in 2002. He was a member of Central Christian Church. He enjoyed hunting, trout fishing, and gardening. He was an avid Pittsburgh sports fan and member of Kennells Mill Sportsmen's Club. He loved spending time with family and friends.
Friends will be received at Harvey H. Zeigler Funeral Home Inc., 169 Clarence St., Hyndman, Sunday Dec. 29, 2019, from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m.
Funeral services will be conducted at the funeral home Monday, Dec. 30, at 11 a.m. with Pastor Terry Elliott officiating.
Burial will follow in Hyndman Cemetery.
Condolences may be sent to the family at
Published on December 27, 2019


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