Jane Z. Burkholder, 82, worked at Akron Restaurant, enjoyed going to the mountains

By on May 14, 2014

Jane Z. Burkholder, 82, of Leola, passed away Tuesday, May 6, 2014, at Fairmount Homes.

Born in Brecknock Township, she was the daughter of the late William and Sally (Hurting) Zimmerman and the wife of Abram Burkholder.

Jane was a member of the Hahnstown United Zion Church. She worked in the kitchen at the former Akron Restaurant. She enjoyed horseback riding and going to the mountains.

In addition to her husband, she is survived by four children: Barry R., husband of Dolores (Nolt) Burkholder of Ephrata, Brenda J., wife of Paul Wise of Reinholds, Bruce L. and Burnell L. Burkholder both at home; four grandchildren; three great- grandchildren; a brother: Warren, husband of Gladys (Holzinger) Zimmerman of Denver; three sisters: Irene, wife of Clarence Stoner of Ephrata, Mabel, wife of Irvin Sensenig of Denver and Violet Good of Denver.

Services were held May 12 at Ephrata United Zion Church, Ephrata, with Rev. John Fry and Rev. John Leisey officiating. Interment in the Hahnstown United Zion Cemetery.

Memorial contributions in Jane’s memory may be made to the Hahnstown United Zion Church, Glenwood and Frysville Rd., Ephrata, PA 17522.

Arrangements by Stradling Funeral Homes, Inc., Akron/Ephrata. Online condolences can be given at stradlingfuneralhome.com.

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