Donald Lynn Burlingham

Donald "Don" Lynn Burlingham, age 64, of Wattsburg, passed away peacefully at home on Friday, September 27, 2019, surrounded by his loving wife, family and friends. He was born in Erie on July 14, 1955.

On October 1, 1977, Don married his lifetime partner, Christy. He worked as a truck driver for many years. Don was an avid outdoorsman, and he enjoyed mowing his lawn, riding his motorcycle, hunting, and fishing and he loved exploring and mining for gold, diamonds and gems.

Don is survived by his loving wife, Christy Malliard Burlingham; son, Larry; mother, Shirley Skinner Burlingham; brother, Ralph Sr. (Carrie); sisters, Barb Sturgis, Eunice Rhodes (Brad), and Nona Weaver (George) and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his brother, Martin Winkler, Sr.; and his cousin, Harry Skinner.

Friends may call at the Dusckas Funeral Home, Inc., 2607 Buffalo Rd., on Saturday from 2 pm until the time of the Memorial Service there at 4 pm. Dinner will follow at the Wattsburg Social Hall, 9617 North Street, Wattsburg.

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About Dusckas

The founder of the Dusckas Funeral Home, Inc., Constantine "Gus" Dusckas, was born in Titusville, Pennsylvania, on July 22, 1915, the son of Greek immigrants. It has been noted that the Dusckas family had a close relationship with the Drake family of oil well fame. Because of the family's deep religious beliefs, young Gus got involved with many families who were in need and less fortunate.  read more...

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