Clifford Burgin

Clifford L. Burgin

1933 - 2020

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Clifford L. Burgin, 87, of Bovina, passed away on Thursday, March 5, 2020 at Wilson Hospital, Johnson City. Born on February 28, 1933 in Delhi, He was the son of the late Edwin and Mary (Brown) Burgin. A lifelong resident of Bovina, Clifford was a 1951 graduate of Andes Central School. Clifford worked on the family farm along with milking on the Storie farm in Bovina. He also drew feed for Hilson Bros for many years with his dad. On May 20, 1961, he married Marjorie Barnes in Walton, NY. Together they raise two sons, Robert and Thomas, and ran the Burgin Family Farm. In 1986 Clifford left farming to work for the Town of Bovina Highway Department, retiring in May of 2010. Clifford refereed basketball for over 25 years. He also served as a Fire Commissioner for the Bovina Fire District for 35 years. He was a lifetime member of the Bovina United Presbyterian Church where he served as a trustee for many years. Mr. Burgin was an avid hunter and fisherman, he enjoyed cutting wood, making maple syrup and mowing lawns. Clifford was never one to sit idle. Clifford is survived by his wife of 59 years, Marjorie of Bovina; sons: Robert (Roberta) of Bovina and Thomas (Amy) of Vestal; grandsons: Joseph (Sarah) Burgin of Delhi and Jacob and Tyler Burgin of Vestal; and several nieces, nephews and cousins. Friends and relatives are invited to call of the family from 4-8PM on Tuesday, March 10, 2020 at the Hall & Peet Funeral Home, 134 Main Street, Delhi. A funeral service will be held at 11AM on Wednesday at the Bovina United Presbyterian Church with Rev. Garrett Schindler officiating. Burial will follow at Bovina Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the Bovina Fire Department and Emergency Squad. Please visit to share a condolence with the Burgin family.

Calling Hours

4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Tuesday, March 10, 2020
Hall & Peet Funeral Home
134 Main Street
Delhi, New York, United States
(607) 746-2292

Funeral Service

11:00 am
Wednesday, March 11, 2020
Bovina United Presbyterian Church
2120 Co Rd 6
Bovina Center, New York, United States