Michael Burford

Obituary of Michael A. Burford

Crosby - Michael A. Burford, 66, of Crosby, passed away Sunday (November 22, 2020) at his residence in Crosby.


He was born March 24, 1954 in Port Allegany, a son of Donald S. Burford and Carolyn K. Wright.  On October 4, 2014, in Crosby, he married Tina M. Doheny, who survives.


Mr. Burford was a 1972 graduate of Smethport High School and attended the University of Pittsburgh and Triangle Tech, receiving his electrician’s certification.


Mike worked as a cable technician, employed by Time Warner and then Charter Communications of Coudersport, PA.

He was a member of the Sons of the American Legion; John Berg Post #976 of Crosby, along with the Legion Riders of Post #976, was an auxiliary member of the VFW Post #2497 of Smethport and a member of the American Legion; Bucktail Post #138 of Smethport.

In addition to his wife, Tina Burford of Crosby, he is survived by:

His mother:  Carolyn K. Dille of Smethport

One son:  Jonathan Burford of Smethport

Four grandchildren:  Skylar, Angela, Chase and Elijah all of Bradford

One brother:  Jim (Ron Sperry) Burford of San Diego, CA

One step-brother:  Gary (Sylvia) Dille of TX

Four step-sisters:  Cindy (Rod) Hartman of Ohio, Bonnie (Steve) Faes of Crosby, Chris (Hurk) Thomas of Montana and Deana (Bill) Bickford of Smethport

One Aunt:  Georgie Sample of Smethport

One Uncle:  Dean (Bev) Burford of Port Allegany

And many nieces and nephews


In addition to his father, Donald Burford, he was preceded in death by his step-father, Garvin Dille and one brother, Scott B. Burford.


There will be no visitation or services at this time.  A celebration of Mike’s life will be held at a later date.


Memorials, if desired, may be made to the American Cancer Society (www.cancer.org) or the American Legion; John Berg Post #976 of Crosby.  Online condolences may be made at www.hartle-tarboxfuneralhomes.com.


Arrangements are under the direction of the Hartle-Tarbox Funeral Homes, Inc., Smethport.


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