Cover photo for Joseph Burkholder's Obituary
Joseph Burkholder Profile Photo
1950 Joseph 2020

Joseph Burkholder

February 15, 1950 — December 10, 2020

 Joseph “Joe” Burkholder

Age 70, of McKees Rocks, Pennsylvania passed away unexpectedly on December 10, 2020. Left to cherish his memory are his loving wife of 49 years, Jennifer; their children Karen, Andrew, Kimberly (Chuck McMahon), and Kevin (Laura Roller); his sister Ethel Marchese (the late Frank) as well as his many nieces, cousins, and friends. Joe was a caring father as well as an amazing grandfather and great grandfather to Sydney (Leon Fisher), Charlie and Cooper McMahon, Paige Emery (grandchildren), Aaron and Joseph Fisher (great grandchildren). 
Joe served honorably in the United States Army, and it was there that he met the love of his life Jennifer.  A hardworking man devoted to his family. Joe will be always be remembered for his kind and fun-loving nature, his ever-present smile and his willingness to always lend a helping hand.  He will be deeply missed by all those who knew him. 
There will be no viewing at this time. A private service will be held following cremation at a later date. Arrangements handled by McDermott Funeral Home: 412-771-4455 

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Joseph Burkholder, please visit our flower store.

Service Schedule

Past Services

Private Services

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.


Visits: 17

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the
Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Service map data © OpenStreetMap contributors

Send Flowers

Send Flowers

Plant A Tree

Plant A Tree