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Harry Lawrence Burkland

March 3, 1952 — February 17, 2021


Harry Lawrence "Moose" Burkland, 68, of Mifflinburg entered into rest on Wednesday, February 17, 2021 at Geisinger Medical Center.

Born on March 03, 1952 in Lewisburg, the son of the late Harry M. Burkland and Dorothy (Blee) Burkland. On November 24, 1973, he married the former Diane L. (Boop) Burkland, who survives.

Harry was a graduate of Mifflinburg Area High School Class of 1971.

He worked as a mason.

He was an accomplished amateur ham radio operator actually building his own equipment. He enjoyed cooking, carpentry, gardening, hunting, an avid fly fisherman, and was excellent at tying his own flies, and playing softball in his younger years.

He was very supportive of his daughters athletic interest, attending their events, coaching midget football and girls softball little league.

Surviving in addition to his wife are two daughters, Nicole and John Wahl of Chambersburg, Shanon and Jeromy Stamm of Mifflinburg, two granddaughters, Shannon Wahl of Chambersburg, Morgan Spriggs and husband Dante of Fort Drum, NY, two sisters, Jeanne Morris of Danville, Peggy Thompson of Manchester, NY.

He was preceded in death by one sister, Virginia Keener.

A private memorial service will be held at 11 am on Saturday, March 6, 2021 at Adamo's Funeral Home. The public is invited to watch the service live on Adamo's Funeral Home YouTube channel, please visit and click on the link to view.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Harry`s memory may be sent to Trout Unlimited R.B. Winter Chapter 124, 1535 Green Ridge Road, Mifflinburg, PA 17844.

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Funeral arrangements are by Dominick T. Adamo Funerals · Cremations · Monuments, 16 Walnut Street, Mifflinburg.

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