Sarah J. Burkhart
Sarah J. Burkhart, 82, of West Middlesex, passed away Thursday (Aug. 8, 2019) in Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh.
Mrs. Burkhart was born Feb. 26, 1937, in Hornell, N.Y., a daughter of Sylvan and Florence (Dennis) Guthrie.
She was a graduate of Brookfield High School.
A devoted homemaker, her family always came first. She cherished time with her children, grandchildren and grand puppies.
Sarah enjoyed crocheting, making crafts and shopping.
Her husband, Howard L. Burkhart, whom she married Jan. 17, 1957, passed away Aug. 15, 1998.
She is survived by: two daughters, Paula Burkhart and her significant other, Leon Elder, of West Middlesex, and Amy (Jason) Porter, of Brookfield; four sons, Randy (Debbie) Burkhart, of Niles, Ohio, Michael (Arlene) Burkhart, Brookfield, Mark (Tracey) Burkhart, Hermitage, and Christopher Burkhart and his significant other, Russell Tyson, of West Middlesex; eight grandchildren, Emily Porter, Ashley Allison and Joshua, Shawn, Justin, Michael, Shira and Myalynn Burkhart; eight great-grandchildren; and a sister, Rose Guthrie, of Grove City.
The family suggests memorial contributions be directed to the American Heart Association, at

Sarah J., 82, of West Middlesex.
Calling hours: 4 to 7 p.m. Monday (8-12-19) in J. BRADLEY MCGONIGLE FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATORY INC., 1090 E. State St., Sharon. Online condolences may be sent to the family at
Interment: Brookfield Township Cemetery.
Published on August 9, 2019


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