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Jeffrey A. Burkey

September 14, 1967 November 30, 2021
Jeffrey A. Burkey
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Burkey, Jeffrey A. – 54 of Portage, formerly of Salix went home to be with the Lord on November 30, 2021 in Portage. He was born on September 14, 1967 in Johnstown. Jeffrey was the son of Donald C. Burkey, Sr. and Sandra (Pauley) Burkey. He is preceded in death by his father and his grandparents: George and Vivian Pauley and Donald and Emma Burkey.

Jeffrey is survived by his mother Sandra Burkey of Salix and his beloved son: Braden Burkey of Hollidaysburg. He is also survived by his siblings: Sherry (Burkey) wife of Steve Kovach of Duncansville, Donald C. Burkey, Jr and his wife Michelle (Tranquill) of New Germany, Jessica (Burkey) wife of Chad Rudnik of Sidman, Jennifer (Burkey) wife of Jared Hammond of Valencia and numerous aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins.

Jeffrey was previously employed as a respiratory therapist. He was an avid fisherman and enjoyed hunting. He was a fan of basketball, football and the Pittsburgh Penguins. He was especially proud of his son, Braden, and enjoyed watching him play hockey.

At Jeffrey’s request there will be no viewing or visitation. A Memorial Service will be held at Salix Bethel United Methodist Church on Saturday, April 2, 2022 at 4 PM. Pastor Don Poole.

The Burkey Family is being served by the Matthew R. Decort Funeral Home & Cremation Services Inc. in Portage. On-line condolences may be made at
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4:00 PM 4/2/2022 4:00:00 PM - 5:00 PM 4/2/2022 5:00:00 PM
Salix Bethel United Methodist Church

1021 Forest Hills Drive
Salix, PA 15952

Salix Bethel United Methodist Church
1021 Forest Hills Drive Salix 15952 PA
United States

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Prospect Cemetery Final Resting Place

Cemetery Road
Portage, PA 15946

Cemetery Road Portage 15946 PA
United States

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