Thomas Michael Burger 96 of Monessen on Thursday July 6 in his residence. Born in Monessen on August 30 1926 he was the son of the late George and Anna Kusar Burger. He was a member of the Epiphany of Our lord Roman Catholic Church, the Monessen Hungarian Club He served his country in the US Army during WWII. Thomas along with his wife enjoyed Polka and Jitter Bug dancing. He was a devoted grandfather babysitting, attending sporting events and was affectionally called “G”. Tom was also an avid Pittsburgh Sports Fan. He retired from the United Mine Workers Local 1197 where he was honored as the longest serving member with over 53 years on continuous service. Besides his parents he was proceeded in death by three brothers Joseph, Frank, and George and a sister Mary Kugler. He is survived by his wife Margaret “Dolly” Kovach Burger, Two daughters and sons in law Charlene and Ron Todaro of Greensburg and Valerie and Terry Burger-Carroll of Bethel Park. Five grandchildren Matthew Thomas and Danielle Carroll of Venetia, Eric Christopher and Kristy Carroll of Wexford, Justine Elisa Carroll of Bethel Park, Stephen Ronald and Betsy Todaro of Webster NY and Theresa Nicole and Alex Elwell of Sarasota FL Four great grandchildren Leo Matthew Carroll, Ava Grace Carroll, Bria Grace Todaro, Brooks Thomas Elwell, a Brother and sister in law Vince and Ethel Burger of Monessen. Family and friends are asked to attend a Funeral Mass on Monday July 10th at 10 am in the Epiphany of Our Lord Roman Catholic Church 44 Penna Blvd Monessen entombment will follow in Grandview Cemetery.
Online condolences can be left a www.billicksfuneralhome.com The Robert A. Billick Funeral Home has been entrusted with the arrangements.