BURGHER, Tom Brooks
July 30, 2014 12:25 AM | 1274 views | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend | print
Mr. Tom Brooks Burgher, 91, of Marietta, GA, died July 27, 2014. Mr. Burgher attended The Taft School and The Cathedral School – Cathedral of St. John the Divine. He graduated from Yale University. Mr. Burgher was the Vice President of Sales for the Welsh Company. He also honorably served as First Lieutenant in the US Army in the Philippines during World War II. Mr. Burgher was an avid tennis player and had his private pilot’s license. He was preceded in death by his wife, Margery Tristram Burgher. He is survived by his wife, Kathryn Ann Burgher; sons, Tom B. Burgher, II and his wife Sherie, Derick B. Burgher and his wife Kim; daughter, Laurie T. Lacov and her husband Craig; and stepson, Peter M. Underwood; 9 grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren. A memorial service will be held at 1:00 pm on Friday, August 1, 2014 at St. Catherine’s Episcopal Church, 571 Holt Rd, NW, Marietta, GA 30068. A private inurnment will be held in Arlington Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to St. Catherine’s Music Ministry or the American Cancer Society.
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