Chester E. Burkhart, 70, of South Amboy died on Wednesday January 13, 2021 at Raritan Bay Medical Center, Old Bridge. Born in East Orange he grew up in Nutley before settling in South Amboy. Chet was a member of the Irish American Association. He was a devoted father and husband who enjoyed spending time floating at the beach.
Son of the late Chester and Muriel Evers Burkhart he is also predeceased by his son Robert Joseph Burkhart. He is survived by his wife Marianne Szraga Burkhart; his son David Joseph Burkhart; his sister and brother-in-law Janice and John Torvi and many nieces, nephews and wonderful friends and family.
Cremation was private under the direction of The Gundrum Service “Home For Funerals” 237 Bordentown Avenue, South Amboy. A celebration of life will be held at a later date when we can safely get together with our family and friends. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Friends of South Amboy, 329 Cedar Street, South Amboy, NJ 08879.
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