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Gerald "Jerry" Eugene Burkett

May 18, 1932 — October 18, 2023

Port Vue

Gerald Eugnene "Jerry" Burkett, 91, of Port Vue passed away Wednesday, October 18, 2023. He was born in McKeesport on May 18, 1932 and was the son to the late Carl and Mildred (Davis) Burkett. Jerry worked many years, holding many jobs within US Steel at the National Tube. He worked as a 'Hot Baller' on the pouring floor, he worked in the steel & carpenter's shop, and even worked maintenance for awhile. He was an avid cyclist. He met many amazing friends on the bike trail, and even was part of a group called the "Slow Spokes." He is survived by his sister, Lona Burkett of White Oak, and many great friends, including his closest friend, Charles Jeffrey Lee of Rostraver Township. There is no visitation at this time. Arrangements are by the Gilbert Funeral Home & Crematory, Inc. 6028 Smithfield Street, Boston, Elizabeth Township. (412) 751-5000 Drew J. Gilbert, director. Funeral Service & Inurnment will be held at the Mount Vernon Cemetery - Garden Mausoleum on Tuesday, October 24, 2023 at 10:00 am. (Please meet at the cemetery). Condolences can be made at

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Tuesday, October 24, 2023

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