Robert David Burrill, 1925-2005

| 28 Sep 2011 | 02:51

    Milford, Pa. - Robert David Burrill, a retired vice-president of JP Morgan Chase Bank in New York City and the former chairman of the Warwick Zoning Board of Appeals, died Wednesday, July 27, 2005, at home in Milford, Pa. He was 80. He was born Jan. 10, 1925, in Roselle, N.J., to the late Willard M. and Florence I. Murphy Burrill. He attended St. Joseph, St. Genevieve's (class of 1939) and Thomas Jefferson High School (class of 1943), both in Elizabeth, N.J. In addition, he attended the Stonier School of Banking at Rutgers in New Brunswick, N.J. He was a U.S. Navy veteran, World War II and Korean War, and was awarded the Bronze Star. In addition to his tenure on the Warwick ZBA, Mr. Burrill was later a zoning hearing board member in Dingman's Township, Pa. He was a past commander and life member of the Warwick, N.Y., VFW Post #4662. His banking career spanned more than 43 years, which included 13 years as a bank examiner for the Federal Reserve Bank of N.Y. He is survived by his wife, Margaret L. Roulston Burrill, at home; his son, John S. Burrill, and his wife, Jane, of Chapel Hill, N.C.; his three daughters: Louise A. Macherone and her husband, Matthew F. Macherone, of Wantagh, N.J.; Mary M. Feldner and her husband, James H. Feldner, of Warwick, N.Y; and Deborah M. Morasch and her husband, Timothy S. Morasch, of Virginia Beach, Va.; his twin sister, Florence I. Brody, and her husband, Jerry Brody, of Summit, N.J.; his brother, William H. Burrill, of Lyons, N.J.; his six grandchildren: Amanda, Andrew and Elizabeth Burrill, Lauren Feldner, Allyson Macherone and Tyler Morasch. He was predeceased by his three sisters: Ruth Langguth. Evelyn Press and Annette Burrill. Funeral services were held Aug. 1 at Lazear-Smith & Vander Plaat Memorial Home, 17 Oakland Ave. in Warwick, N.Y. Burial was in the Warwick Cemetery in Warwick, N.Y. In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to Ronald McDonald House. 405 East 73rd St., N.Y., N.Y. 10021; Warwick Community Ambulance, Warwick, N.Y. 10990; or Karen Ann Quinlan Hospice, 99 Sparta Ave., Newton, N.J. 07860.