In memory of
Howard W. Burd
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In memory of
Howard W. Burd
Howard W. Burd ESTERO, FL Howard W. Burd, 87, of Estero, FL, and formerly Hackettstown, NJ, passed away in Florida on Thursday, Oct. 10, 2019. Born in Hackettstown, NJ, on Dec. 9, 1931, Howard was the son of the late Howard and Marie Benedict Burd. A wise business man, Howard was the founder and owner of the Intercounty Paving Company of Hackettstown and was well-respected as a paving contractor among his peers. In addition to his business, Howard was a founding member and board director of the former Skylands Community Bank in Hackettstown. He was previously a member of the Hackettstown Rotary Club, a volunteer in the Hackettstown Rescue Squad and a member of the Knights of Columbus, Joyce Kilmer Council, all of Hackettstown. Howard was a devoted parishioner of St. Mary's Church of the Assumption. An expert sailing captain, Howard navigated his sailboat "Blue Star" throughout the world and enjoyed entertaining his family and friends while on board. Mr. Burd is survived by his wife, Anne Hill Burd; two sons, Gary and Gregory Burd, and one daughter, Michelle Burd Wilson; and three brothers, Ronald, Robert and Roger Burd. He is also survived by several loving grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Howard was predeceased by his first wife, Dolores Kowalick Burd; a son, David Burd, and a grandson, Stephen David Anlas. Friends and family are invited to a period of visitation on Thursday, Oct. 17, 2019 from 4 to 8 p.m. at the Cochran Funeral Home, 905 High St., Hackettstown, NJ. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Friday at 10:30 a.m. at St. Mary's Church of the Assumption, Hackettstown, NJ. Interment will follow at the Union Cemetery, Hackettstown, NJ. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.cochranfuneral.com . In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Heart Association. Cochran Funeral Home 905 High St. Hackettstown, NJ 07840 (908) 852-3361
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In memory of
Howard W. Burd
Howard W. Burd ESTERO, FL Howard W. Burd, 87, of Estero, FL, and formerly Hackettstown, NJ, passed away in Florida on Thursday, Oct. 10, 2019. Born in Hackettstown, NJ, on Dec. 9, 1931, Howard was the son of the late Howard and Marie Benedict Burd. A wise business man, Howard was the founder and owner of the Intercounty Paving Company of Hackettstown and was well-respected as a paving contractor among his peers. In addition to his business, Howard was a founding member and board director of the former Skylands Community Bank in Hackettstown. He was previously a member of the Hackettstown Rotary Club, a volunteer in the Hackettstown Rescue Squad and a member of the Knights of Columbus, Joyce Kilmer Council, all of Hackettstown. Howard was a devoted parishioner of St. Mary's Church of the Assumption. An expert sailing captain, Howard navigated his sailboat "Blue Star" throughout the world and enjoyed entertaining his family and friends while on board. Mr. Burd is survived by his wife, Anne Hill Burd; two sons, Gary and Gregory Burd, and one daughter, Michelle Burd Wilson; and three brothers, Ronald, Robert and Roger Burd. He is also survived by several loving grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Howard was predeceased by his first wife, Dolores Kowalick Burd; a son, David Burd, and a grandson, Stephen David Anlas. Friends and family are invited to a period of visitation on Thursday, Oct. 17, 2019 from 4 to 8 p.m. at the Cochran Funeral Home, 905 High St., Hackettstown, NJ. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Friday at 10:30 a.m. at St. Mary's Church of the Assumption, Hackettstown, NJ. Interment will follow at the Union Cemetery, Hackettstown, NJ. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.cochranfuneral.com . In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Heart Association. Cochran Funeral Home 905 High St. Hackettstown, NJ 07840 (908) 852-3361
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