Rev. Merritt E. BURDICK

Rev. Merritt E. BURDICK, 85, of Scio, NY, died Tuesday, February 6, 2018 in Olean General Hospital, Olean, NY. 


Born May 26, 1932, in Inavale, Friendship, NY, he was the son of Ernest and Mary Dennison Burdick. 


A Korean War Veteran, he served honorably with the US Army. 


He was employed as a truck driver, logging over three million miles. 


Merritt was a member of Knights Creek Evangelical Methodist Church. 


Surviving are:  two sons, David W. (Candy) Burdick and Steven Burdick;  grandchildren and great-grandchildren;  several step-children;  and two siblings, Esther Cook and Si Burdick.  He was predeceased by his wife, Clara, on January 3, 2018;  a son, Leslie Burdick;  and two siblings, Bessie Smith and Philip Burdick. 


Friends may call at Mulholland-Crowell Funeral Home, Wellsville, NY on Saturday, February 10, 2018 from 12:00 – 2:00 PM, with Funeral Services following at 2:00 PM.  The Rev. Carl Kemp will officiate.  Burial will be in Dimmick Cemetery, Friendship, NY. 


Memorials may be made to a charity of the donor’s choice.  


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