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 http://www.PNNF.net 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