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Joseph Walter Burba

January 6, 1931 ~ January 26, 2021 (age 90)


Joseph Walter Burba, 90, of New Haven, passed away January 26, 2021 at Life Care Center of Bardstown.

He was the retired owner of Burba/Gilpin Septic, and a member of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, where he served as an usher, worked bingo and the food bank.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Chester and Mary Alena Donahue Burba; his loving wife, Celestine Burba; a son, Paul Kevin Burba; a grandson, Cory Burba; two brothers, Bobby and Leroy Burba; five sisters, Mary Ann Fowler, Lorraine Clark, and Kathleen, Leona, and Doris Burba; along with a brother-in-law, Francis Gerald Nalley.

He is survived by six sons, Anthony Wayne (Maria), BJ (Elaine), Chris (Jackie), Mark (Leigh), Thomas K. (Dorothy), and Terry (Renee’) Burba; one daughter, Brenda Nalley; three sisters, Louise Gootee, Rita Lamkin, and Agnes Mattingly; three brothers, J.C., Philip, and Ronald Burba; along with fifteen grandchildren, seventeen great-grandchildren, and one great- great grandchild.

Funeral Mass will be celebrated 11 a.m. Friday at St. Catherine Catholic Church with burial to follow in St. Thomas Cemetery.  Friends may visit from 5-8 p.m. Thursday and after 8 a.m. Friday at the Joseph L. Greenwell Funeral Home, New Haven.

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January 28, 2021

5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Joseph L Greenwell Funeral Home
324 Center Street / PO Box 65
New Haven, KY 40051

Funeral Mass
January 29, 2021

11:00 AM
St. Catherine Catholic Church (St. Thomas Cemetery)

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