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Walter C. BurcroffMarch 18, 1932 ~ December 18, 2017 (age 85)
Goshen- Walter C. Burcroff, 85, passed away Monday, December 18, 2017 in his home. He was the beloved husband of Rebecca “Becky” (Breakell) Burcroff.
Mr. Burcroff was born in Sodus, NY on March 18, 1932, son of the late Carl and Dora (Streeter) Burcroff, and had been a Goshen resident for the past 39 years. He was a retired teacher in the Vocational Agriculture Department at Housatonic Valley Regional High School, retiring in 1987 with 32 years of service. After his retirement, he was employed as the Zoning Enforcement Officer with the town of Morris, a position he held for 10 years. He was a life-member of the Connecticut and National Education Associations. Walter was a member of the Housatonic Valley FFA Alumni, National FFA Alumni, a member of the Connecticut River BMW Owner’s of America, Retreads Motorcycle Club, former President of the Northwest Connecticut Education Association, former Vice-President of the Litchfield County Retired Teachers Association, former Chairman of the Northeast Sheep and Goat Genetics Marketing Alliance
Survivors, in addition to his wife Rebecca “Becky”, include three sons, Jack Burcroff of Cornwall, Lawrence Burcroff and his wife Jen of Lakeville, and Erik Burcroff of Plainfield, MA; a daughter, Ellen Burcroff and her husband Robert Anderson of Sharon; five grandchildren, and one great-granddaughter. Mr. Burcroff was predeceased by a daughter, Amy Burcroff.
Memorial services will be held Saturday, January 20, 2018 at 2:00 pm at Bakerville United Methodist Church, 1087 Litchfield Turnpike, New Hartford.
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