Harley Burdick

Harley G. "Gibby" Burdick

Sunday, March 31st, 2019
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Harley G. “Gibby” Burdick, 86, beloved husband of Lorraine (Dubeau) Burdick, of Powaget Avenue, Charlestown, passed away at his home on Sunday, March 31, 2019.

Born in Charlestown, he was the son of the late Allen H. and Elsie Burdick.

Gibby worked as a Supervisor with James Romanella & Sons, Inc. for many years and was a member of the First Baptist Church of Charlestown. He was a life member of the Beekeepers Association of Rhode Island, the Ashaway Sportsman’s Club, and 1st Assistant Chief of the Dunns Corners Fire Department. A hunting and fishing enthusiast, Gibby was amongst one of the original Pond Watchers in Charlestown.

In addition to his loving wife Lorraine, he leaves behind three daughters, Doreen Briggs, Linda Aldrich and David, Michele Burdick and Rick Lynch; two sisters, Phylis Reynolds and Jean Babcock; three grandchildren, Danielle DeFosses, Jaclyn Nardone and Shelby Briggs; and three great grandchildren: Hailey DeFosses, Maxon and Owen Nardone. Mr. Burdick was predeceased by his brother Howard Burdick.

Thanks to South County Home Healthcare and Beacon Hospice, and a special thanks to his caregiver, Nate Leonard.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend a Funeral Service at 11am on Friday at Gaffney-Dolan Funeral Home, 59 Spruce St., Westerly. Burial will be private. In lieu of flowers send donations to Beacon Hospice. For online condolences please visit www.gaffneydolanfuneralhome.com
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Service Details

  • Service

    Friday, April 5th, 2019 | 11:00am
    Friday, April 5th, 2019 11:00am
    Gaffney-Dolan Funeral Home
    59 Spruce Street
    WESTERLY, RI 02891
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  • Interment

    Private, --
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Janet Sisson

Posted at 08:21am
BIRD thinking of you and your entire family. I am so sorry for your loss. I love you!

Wendy Moretta

Posted at 01:38pm
Doreen and family,
I am so very sorry for your loss; please accept my deepest sympathy. May the love you shared help to comfort comfort you and bring you peace. You are in my thoughts and prayers during this difficult time.

Dianne Farrar

Posted at 10:11am
Doreen, I am so very sorry for your loss. Thinking of you!

Peter, Diane & Francesca Luongo

Posted at 09:02am
May our condolences bring you comfort and may our prayers ease the pain of your loss
We love you
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Linda Markhart

Posted at 08:02am
Michele and family,
So very sorry for your loss. We have fond memories of your dad many, many years ago when he built our road. He was a very kind man to all.
Deepest sympathy,
Linda and Steve Markhart
Linda and Steve Markhart

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