Steven E. Burgey
Burgey, Steven E. Age 59, passed away peacefully at his Able 2 home on Ithaca Road in Horseheads on Wednesday, October 12, 2016. Steve was born in Elmira, a son of the late William and Marion (Gerrity) Burgey. He is survived by his sister and brother-in-law, Annette and Jack Bjorvand of Kristiansand Norway; brothers and sister-in-law, Michael and Diann Burgey of Elmira, Joseph Burgey of Easton PA and Timothy Burgey of Caton NY; also several nieces and nephews. Steve lived the first 47 years of his life at home with his family. Since 2005 he has been a part of the Able 2 family, first at their West Second Street home in Elmira and then to the Ithaca Road home in Horseheads. Steve was a Boy Scout in his younger years. He loved sports, was an avid bowler, enjoyed shooting baskets, riding horses and attending Elmira Jackals hockey games. Steve was known for his great imitation of the Incredible Hulk. He loved to give hugs and could put a smile on anyone's face. Family and friends are invited to McInerny Funeral Home, 502 W. Water St. Elmira, on Monday, October 17, 2016 from 3:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. A funeral service will follow at 5:00 p.m. Interment will take place on Tuesday at St. Peter and Paul's Cemetery. Donations in Steve's memory may be made to Reins of Hope, P O Box 206, Elmira, NY 14902. The Burgey family would like to extend their sincere thanks to Steve's Able 2 family at both the Second Street and Ithaca Road homes for the wonderful care and companionship they provided to Steve over the last 10 years.
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