Nancy J. Burger, 80, of Drums, passed away peacefully Thursday, October 31, 2019 at Kadima Rehabilitation and Nursing at Luzerne in Drums, following a lengthy illness.
Born in Hazleton, June 23, 1939, she was the daughter of the late Eugene and Sarah (Slusser) Bohlander and had spent most of her life in Drums.
Nancy was a loving and devoted wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, friend, and homemaker. She supported the family owned and operated George Burger and Sons Garden Center from 1970 to 2001. Nancy also treasured spending time with her beloved grand / great grandchildren. Her love for the outdoors was shared on countless camping trips throughout Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Massachusetts, Maine, and New York in the loving company of her husband George, grandchildren, and family friends. She also enjoyed spending her time visiting with family, doing crossword puzzles, sorting through old family pictures, and reminiscing of the good old days.
Surviving are her loving husband George Burger to whom she was married on January 27, 1956 in Elkton MD; three sons, Ronald Burger, Drums; daughter-in-law Jeanne Sacco Burger; Orlando, FL; James Burger, Nescopeck; and George Burger, Jr. and his wife Debbie, Mountain Top; grandchildren, Marcella Burger, Orlando FL; Katlin Vought, Berwick; Arielle Stine, Temple; Geoffrey Burger, Wapwallopen; and Sarah Burger, Danville. Four great-grandchildren also survive.
Her funeral will be held Monday, November 4, 2019 from Harman Funeral Homes & Crematory, Inc. (East), 669 West Butler Drive, Drums at 10:30 AM. Burial will follow in St. Johns Lutheran and UCC Cemetery, Drums. Friends may call at the funeral home on Sunday evening from 7 to 9 PM.
Online condolences can be entered and more information is available at www.harmanfuneral.com
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