BERGENFIELD, N.J. – Anna B. Burkart (nee Hammett), of Bergenfield, died Sunday, March 6. She was 90.
From 1966-90, she was the crossing guard at East Englewood and South Washington avenues for the Bergenfield Police Department. An active member of the Avenue Reformed Church, she enjoyed making ornaments for the annual Christmas tree for more than 35 years. She participated in the Feeding the Homeless Program and Meals on Wheels. She was a member of the Family Motor Coach Association. She and her husband, Willard, loved traveling in their motor home throughout the United States.
She was the wife of the late former Police Chief Willard (Bill) C. Burkart; mother of Martha A. Richter and her husband, Richard III, and the late Wayne Burkart; grandmother of Richard Richter IV and his wife, Amanda, and Susan Richter; great-grandmother of Jaydin; sister of the late Robert Hammett, Thomas Hammett and Dorothy Hobencamp; and sister-in-law of Marilyn Burkart and Virginia Hammett.
Visiting will take place from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Thursday at Riewerts Memorial Home, 187 S. Washington Ave., Bergenfield. All will meet at 10:30 a.m. Friday at Clinton Avenue Reformed Church, corner of West Clinton Avenue and James Street, Bergenfield for the funeral service, followed by interment at South Church Cemetery in Bergenfield.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Tomorrow's Children, Hackensack, or VNA Hospice of Englewood Hospital.
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