Dawn M. Burkhart

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Dawn M. Burkhart


Dawn M. Burkhart, 52, of Kinzers, went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, September 15, 2015, after a lengthy battle with breast cancer.  Born in Ephrata, she was the daughter of Eva Mae Stoudt McGallicher of Kinzers and the late Elvin E. McGallicher.  She was the loving wife of Larry A. Burkhart.

Dawn was a 1981 graduate of Pequea Valley High School.  From 1986 to 2006, she was the secretary/manager for her parent's business, E & E Busing.  She was a member of Summit View Brethren in Christ, New Holland.  She enjoyed traveling, especially cruises.

In addition to her mother and husband, she will be lovingly missed by: her daughter, Courtney wife of Joseph Zimmerman of Stevens; her son, Preston Burkhart, fiancé of Brooke Williams of Akron; her grandchildren, Lily Williams Burkhart and Caden Zimmerman; two step-brothers, Elvin McGallicher, Jr., and Michael husband of Norma McGallicher, both of Hot Springs, AR.

A memorial service will be held at Summit View Brethren in Christ Church, 846 Peters Rd. New Holland, on Saturday, September 19, 2015 at 6 PM.  The family will visit with friends from 5 to 6 PM at the church on Saturday.  In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Grane Hospice, 3501 Concord Rd. Suite 110 York, PA 17402 or to Ann B. Barshinger Cancer Institute, 2102 Harrisburg Pike Lancaster, PA  17602.

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