1943 – 2018
Woodstock – Joseph C. Burdick, V, 74, of Senexet Rd., died Saturday afternoon, July 21, 2018, at home. He was the loving husband of Brenda (Lariviere) Burdick. Born in Putnam, he was the son of the late Joseph and Alida (Mathurin) Burdick, IV. Joseph was a proud veteran serving with the United States Army during the Vietnam War being honorably discharged on November 15, 1968.
Mr. Burdick began his working career at the Hertzl Finishing Company in Putnam. He then went to work for and retired from the Ammerbelle Company retiring as a foreman.
Joe was a member of the American Legion. He enjoyed model trains, remote controlled airplanes, target shooting, and his cars.
Joe is survived by his wife, Brenda; a sister in law, Jean and her husband Michael Viveiros of Putnam; and several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by a son, Christopher Joseph Burdick and all his siblings.
Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend A Celebration of Joe’s Life on Saturday, August 4, 2016 at 3:00 p.m. in Act II Ministry, 3 Grove Ave., Thompson, CT 06277. Funeral arrangements and cremation have been entrusted to the Gilman Funeral Home & Crematory, 104 Church St., Putnam, CT 06260. For memorial guestbook please visit www.GilmanAndValade.com.