Margaret M. Burkhardt

LEON – Margaret M. Burkhardt, 75, of Leon Rd. passed away Monday, September 30, 2013 at Hamot Memorial Hospital in Erie, PA.

She was born January 18, 1938 the daughter of the late Lee and Bernice (Harvey) Nickerson Sr.

On January 29, 1955 she married Harold E. Burkhardt who she was predeceased by on October 10, 2005.

Mrs. Burkhardt had worked at the Children’s Home in Randolph, NY. She then worked as a Therapy Aide at the Gowanda Psychiatric Center for over 35 years until her retirement.

She is survived by three daughters; Diane (Randy) West of Leon, NY, Judy (David) Scott of Lancaster, NY and Dr. Cindy (Lonnie) Burkhardt of Draper, VA and six grandchildren; Randy (Kathy) West, Daniel (Stephanie) West, Christie Towles, James Towles, Michael Scott, and David Scott Jr. and eleven great grandchildren. Also surviving is a brother Lee Nickerson Jr. of Newfane, NY and two sisters Louise (Leo) Dorman of Leon, NY and Janette (Norton) Tarr of Gerry, NY and several nieces and nephews.

As per Margaret’s wishes a private family service will be held.

Burial will be in Treat Memorial Cemetery in Leon, NY.

Memorials may be made to the Leon Ambulance service or the Leon Vol. Fireman’s Auxillary.

Arrangements are under the direction of Mentley Funeral Home Inc. 411 Rock City St. in Little Valley, NY