David Burkat

Obituary of David A. Burkat

David A. Burkat, 69, of Belvidere, NJ passed away peacefully on Monday, May 4, 2020 at his home with his loving family at his side.

Born on December 10, 1950 in Elizabeth, NJ, he was the son of the late Walter Burkat and Anita Geisinger Burkat.

Dave had served in the U.S. Army training center as a staff sergeant during the Vietnam War.

Dave was the financial analyst for S & L Equipment in Belvidere, NJ. Previously, he had been the director of sales for Food Associates, Inc., Kearny, NJ for over 30 years.

David was a member of the Belvidere United Methodist Church where he also served as a trustee; a former member of the Belvidere Rotary Club; and had been an active scout master for the Belvidere Boy Scouts of America Troop.

He had enjoyed many hobbies; hunting, fishing, boating, woodworking, motorcycling, and playing his guitar.

In addition to his parents, Dave was predeceased by his son, Jeffrey David Burkat who died on February 1, 1991.

Surviving are his wife of 45 years, Elizabeth Lazar Burkat; a son, Walter Jeffrey Burkat; two sisters, Anita Susan Burkat and Nancy Jean Ackerman and her husband Barry; two nephews, Zachariah and Randy Ackerman; a niece, Kassidy Ackerman.

Graveside Services will be held privately.  A Memorial Service will be announced at a later date.

Online condolences are to be sent to www.MacFaddenFuneralHome.com

Contributions in David’s memory are requested to be sent to Karen Ann Quinlan Hospice, 99 Sparta Avenue, Newton, NJ  07860 or Jeffrey D. Burkat Memorial Fund, 270 Race Street, Belvidere, NJ  07823.

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Private Graveside Service

A Memorial Service will be announced at a later date.
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