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Charles L. Burkholder, Jr.

September 5, 1952 ~ July 6, 2020 (age 67)


Charles L. Burkholder Jr., 67, of Acme, passed away, July 6, 2020 in  Forbes Hospital Monroeville after a tragic motorcycle accident on July 4th, after spending an enjoyable holiday with his family.  He was taken from his family while doing what he loved.  He was born September 5, 1952, in Latrobe, a son of Charles L. Burkholder Sr. and Ann (Eidemiller) Burkholder.  He was employed at EHC Industries for over 28 years as a metal fabricator.  Charles was known as a jack of all trades and a skilled craftsman, he was a talented wood and metal worker who took pride in the building of his own home.  He was a member of the Police Rod and Gun Club, was an avid hunter, fisherman and outdoorsman enjoying camping, boating and riding his motorcycle. He attended the Vibrant Church in Mechanicsburg.   
Charles is survived by his wife Anita Gonzalez of Acme, his mother Ann Burkholder of New Alexandria, his children: Charles Burkholder III (Tara) of Greensburg, Chelie Koshar (Chad) of Scottdale, one sister Catherine Levandosky (Frank) of New Alexandria, four brothers Cliff Burkholder (Lorraine) of Latrobe, Bob Burkholder (Karen) New Alexandria, Kevin Burkholder (JoAnn) of New Alexandria and Dan Burkholder of New Alexandria, five grandchildren Jacob, Mitchell and Ryan Burkholder, Skylar and Cambria Koshar, numerous nieces and nephews.  He is preceded in death by his father Charles L. Burkholder Sr.
All arrangements are private under the direction of McCabe Funeral Home, Derry.  A memorial service will be held at a later date. Online condolences may be made at 


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