GUILDERLAND-Marilyn V. Burkhard Allendorph went home to heaven on June 23, 2020 at her home in Glenmont with her daughter, Linda at her side.
Born in Albany on March 27, 1931 to Regis and Loretta Burkhard, she was a 1948 graduate of Vincentian Institute. She worked for the State Bank of Albany, Dr. James Cassidy, and the NYS Department of Transportation. She was a founding member of Christ the King Church in Westmere where she was active in many parish ministries.
Marilyn married Glenn Allendorph on September 8, 1951 in Albany, NY
She is survived by her children, Andrea (Michael) Cooper of Wolfeboro, N.H., Linda (Bert) McMillen of Selkirk, Glenn (Rhonda) of Delanson and James (Lisa) of Delmar; grandchildren Adam (Patricia) Cooper, Allie Cooper (Mark DeFilippo), Stewart Allendorph (Nicole Lambert), Mary Allendorph (Kendall Alexander) and Angelina Harpster (William Webster); step-grandchildren Rachael (Jon) Rogers, Rebecca (Tom) Paddock, Mehgan and Kelly McMaster; great grandchildren Crosby, Timothy and Brigid Cooper; step great grandchildren Riley Ludwig, Jonathan and Ainsley Rogers, Jenna and Samantha Morrissey; brother Rev. John Burkhard and sisters-in-law Kathy Underwood, Laurie and Gloria Burkhard; nephew Joseph Burkhard and nieces Christina Morgan, Susan Kindlon, Erica Smith and Gretchen Cruz.
She was predeceased by her husband Glenn, daughter Mary and granddaughter Grace M. and her brothers Regis and James.
The family would like to express their deep gratitude to Marilyn’s caretakers over the last few months, especially Rita Hyman for the loving and compassionate care provided during Marilyn’s final days.
Due to the current pandemic, there will be no calling hours. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Tuesday June 30, 2020 at 10am, Christ the King Church, 20 Sumter Ave, Albany, NY, Guests at the Mass will require facial coverings. Interment will be at St Agnes Cemetery, Menands, NY.
Memorial donations in Marilyn’s name may be made to The Community Hospice Foundation, 310 S. Manning Blvd., Albany, NY 12208 or American Diabetes Association, P.O. Box 15829, Arlington, VA 22215.