Melvin Earl Burgess, Jr.

January 22, 1939 ~ February 14, 2022 (age 83)


Melvin Earl Burgess, Jr., 83, of Westminster died Monday, February 14, 2022 at Sinai Hospital. Born January 22, 1939 in Baltimore, he was the son of the late Melvin Earl Burgess, Sr. and the late Dorothy Trogler Burgess. Melvin had retired from Bethlehem Steel as a draftsman. He was an avid roller skater and could be found skating or spending time at Sportsman’s Hall in Upperco. He also loved cars and was the proud owner of a 1977 Trans Am. He is survived by daughters and sons-in-law Tamara J. and Ralph Hunsinger, Karen L. and Chris Sulewski, Susan D. and David Miller, brother Daniel Burgess and sister Linda Will. He is also survived by grandchildren Erika, Adam, Carly, Brent, Tony, Mallory, Daniel, Samantha, Julia and 12 great grandchildren. Funeral services will be held Saturday, March 5, 2022, 10:00AM at the Jeffrey N. Zumbrun Funeral Home, 6028 Sykesville Road, Sykesville, Maryland. Interment will be in Meadowridge Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, sympathies may be expressed in the form of contributions to The American Heart Association, 4217 Park Place Court, Glen Allen, VA 23060. Online condolences may be offered at

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Funeral Service
March 5, 2022

10:00 AM
Jeffrey N. Zumbrun Funeral Home
6028 Sykesville Road
Eldersburg, Maryland 21784


American Heart Association
4217 Park Place Court, Glen Allen, VA 23060, AL

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