Richard L. Burdick, 86, of 52 Dollybrook Road, Port Allegany, PA passed away Sunday, August 13, 2023 at UPMC Cole, Coudersport after a short illness.
Born on September 26, 1936, in Sinnemahoning, PA, he was a son of Art and Alice Carlson Burdick.
Dick was a graduate of Port Allegany Central School Class of 1954. He worked as an Outfitter for hunting and fishing trips in Canada. He built his own home and lived in Vermont for a number of years. When he returned to Port Allegany, he worked in the Maintenance Department for Temple Inland Particleboard Plant in Mt. Jewitt until his retirement. In retirement he made and sold hardwood cremation urns through his business Northland Woodworks.
He enjoyed woodworking, hunting, fishing, and had invented a way to remove scratches from plexiglass, but never patented it. He also enjoyed the company of his dogs throughout the years and his friendships with his Amish neighbors
He is survived by his Cousins: George (Jenny) Carlson, Turtlepoint, Ruth Grimes, Turtlepoint, James Carlson, Turtlepoint, Anna Moore, Asheville, NC, Alice Colan, Horseheads, NY,
A Sister-in-law: Audrey Burdick, Poughkeepsie, NY
Longtime Friend: Roy (Ethel) Phillips, Shinglehouse
In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by his brother Robert Burdick.
There will be no services. Burial will be in the Annin Creek Cemetery, Turtlepoint, Pennsylvania.
Arrangements are under direction of the Mark F. Rinker Funeral Home & Memorial Service, Inc., Cuba.