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Rodger M. Burkhart

December 1, 1943 — January 26, 2021

Passed away on January 26, 2021 at age 77. Rodger was born in Muncy, PA and after proudly serving in the U.S. Navy, came to Rochester to begin his engineering career at Kodak.

Rodger was a loyal friend to many and dedicated his life to helping others. He belonged to many groups and organizations as well as several volunteer positions including chaplain of the American Legion, Post 468. Rodger was a man of many talents and interests.

Rodger is survived by his loving daughters Maricel (Cyril) Haguisan of Albany, NY and Jodi Houser; his brothers Wayne (Connie) and Les, both of PA; grandchildren Cyrus, Cyra, Charles, Kerry (Ricky), Ashley (Jarrett), Vicky, Rick; many great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews; many friends; and his loving companion Joan Means. He is predeceased by his wife Sharon and his parents.

Friends may attend a memorial service Saturday, February 6th at 11 AM at Lakeshore Community Church. Interment Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. Those wishing may make a contribution in Rodger's memory to Honor Flight at Honor Flight Rochester, Inc. PO Box 23581 Rochester, NY 14692 or the Veterans Outreach Center 447 South Ave. Rochester, NY 14620.

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Memorial Service

Saturday, February 6, 2021

Starts at 11:00 am (Eastern time)

Lakeshore Community Church

3651 Latta Road, Rochester, NY 14612

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