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Charles Burger

November 27, 1950 ~ July 14, 2021 (age 70)

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Charles W. Burger, 70, formerly of San Jose, CA then of Butler, PA passed away on July 14, 2021, at Good Samaritan Hospice after a courageous battle with cancer. Born in Pittsburgh, PA on November 27, 1950, he was the son of the late Henry A. Burger and Ruth M. (Schmidt) Burger. A graduate of Shaler High School (1968) and Grove City College he was employed by IBM in Tech Support primarily in San Jose until his retirement. Charlie enjoyed bowling and once bowled an 801 series. When younger, he played softball on championship teams with his brother, John. An avid fan, he rooted for the Pittsburgh sports teams wherever he was located. He was a good and loyal friend to many, especially Richard Hacking and Jeff Shad. He is survived by his brother, John H. (Susan) Burger of Butler; son Ryan L. (Nicki) Burger; daughter Taressa D. (Daniel Lench) Ranson; grandchildren Phoenix and Makayla Burger, Elliot, Oliver, and Addison Ranson, all of Tomball, TX, and five nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by an infant sister Joan Burger. A memorial service will be held at a later date and interment will be at Mt. Royal Cemetery Mausoleum. Services entrusted to SPENCER D. GEIBEL FUNERAL HOME & CREMATION SERVICES, 140 NEW CASTLE RD. BUTLER, PA 16001 WWW.SPENCERDGEIBEL.COM. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to The Salvation Army, 313 W. Cunningham Street, Butler, PA 16001.

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