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Ernest L. Burdick, Jr.

March 6, 1940 ~ September 3, 2018 (age 78)


Ernest L Burdick, Jr., 78, a Franklin resident for many years, died at his home in Tilton on Sept.3, 2018 with his family by his side.


He was born in Westerly, RI on March 6, 1940 the son of Julia & Ernest Burdick Sr.

He enjoyed hunting, fishing, and anything outdoors.


Mr. Burdick worked at NH Bituminous for over 50 years in addition to a number of years for the City of Concord.


He leaves his wife of 56 years Carol Burdick, a son, Robert Burdick sr. and wife Nancy, a daughter Barbara Patten, son William Burdick, son Ernest Burdick III and wife Judy, and daughter Bonnie Clark and husband Frank, 15 grandchildren and 19 great grandchildren.

He was pre-deceased by a brother, George Burdick and a grandson Brandon Burdick.


Visiting hours will be held Sunday, Sept. 9, 2018 at Thibault-Neun Funeral Home, 143 Franklin St., Franklin from 2-4:00 pm.  A graveside service will be held at Woodlawn Cemetery in Penacook on Monday, Sept. 10, 2018 at 11 am.

Donations in memory of Mr. Burdick may be made to Franklin Animal Shelter, 19 Rescue Rd., Franklin, NH 03235

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Donations may be made to:

Franklin Animal Shelter
71 Punch Brook Rd. (PO Box265), Franklin NH 03235

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