Mark Burckley

Mark J. Burckley, passed away peacefully on Friday January 22, 2021 in Clearwater FL, at the age of 59.

Born in Cherry Hill NJ., Mark was a long-time resident of Cherry Hill. He served faithfully as a Fire Fighter with Woodland Fire Company #1 and Church Road Station #5. His service to the community continued as a member of Cherry Hill Emergency Medical Services Stations 13-1, 13-8, and 13-9.  Mark also served as a Paramedic for over twenty years at Capital Health System in Trenton as well as a BLS instructor. He also served with distinction in the United States Marine Corps from 1979-1982 as a Lance Corporal.  Mark was also an avid member of Civil Air Patrol (United States Air Force Auxiliary), GSAR & the Fire-Police.

Mark is survived by his loving wife Theresa; six children, Elizabeth (Brian), Mark, John (Lori), Stephen, Erich, & Kate (Christopher); Legendary Pop-Pop to Elysia, Alisyn, Aliyah, Christopher Jr., Liana; his beloved Labrador companion Chesty and his brother, Jack (Victoria). He was Pre-deceased by his parents, Edward & Helen Burckley.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to Primum Non Nocere Foundation at  A non-profit that assists EMS workers in times of need.

Military Committal Service: at Bay Pines National Cemetery on Tuesday February 16, 2021 at 10:30 am.

A Memorial Service will be held in Trenton, New Jersey at a later date.

 Bay Pines National Cemetery is located at: 10000 Bay Pines Blvd., Bay Pines, Florida 33744

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1 month ago

Miss ya mark . Evan Feuer

1 month ago

R.I.P. Mark. So sad to hear of your passing. My condolences to the family.

1 month ago

Rest in peace big mark !
– Adrienne

1 month ago

Great person and to work with, Paramedical Ambulance service. RIP We have it from here. John and Cindy Moriarity. 🚑🚑🚑

Linda Tanner
1 month ago

He was such a great man, We love him. He will forever be in on hearts

Jose Maldonado
1 month ago

He was a great man, friend and patriot 🇺🇸. He will be missed.

Loren Jay Chassels
1 month ago

Thank you for showing me the ropes at 13-1. You are a good man, Mark. Rest In Peace.

Suzanne Wrobel
1 month ago

I loved working with you Mark. RIP. Until we all meet again.

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