Full Name: FREDERICK BURGE
Date of Birth: 10/2/1940
Date of Casualty: 5/5/1968
Home of Record: WASHINGTON, D.C.
Branch of Service: ARMY
Casualty Country: SOUTH VIETNAM
Casualty Province: QUANG NAM
Evelyn Johnson Burge, 67, a native Washingtonian who did administrative work for the Government Printing Office from the late 1960s to early 1970s, died May 2, 2007, at her home in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. She had lung cancer.
Mrs. Burge, a 1959 graduate of Cardoza High School, moved to Harrisburg from Washington in the early 1970s.
She retired from the Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry in 1999 as a contract supervisor.
She was a former member of Peace Lutheran Church in Washington.
Her husband of six years, Army Sergeant Frederick Burge, died in 1968 while serving in the Vietnam War. A daughter, Evelyn Bryant, died in 2005.
Survivors include two daughters, Evette Taylor and Tanya Williams-Bell, both of Harrisburg; a stepdaughter, Marian Price of Gary, Indiana; and 33 grandchildren.
EVELYN IDA BURGE (Age 67)
On Wednesday, May 2, 2007, of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. Widow of Frederick Burge; mother of Yvette Taylor and Tonya Williams Bell; grandmother of 33, and a host of great-grandchildren, family and friends.
Interment Arlington National Cemetery on Wednesday, May 9 at 1 p.m.
- DATE OF BIRTH: 10/02/1940
- DATE OF DEATH: 05/05/1968
- BURIED AT: SECTION 39 SITE 1141
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
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