August 1, 1931 ~ July 21, 2016
Patricia Ann Burkhart Beimler, 84, of Glastonbury, formerly of Hamden, wife of the late Raymond Beimler, passed away peacefully on July 21, 2016 after a long battle with Alzheimer's. She was born in New Haven on August 1, 1931 to the late William and Marion Martley Burkhart. She is survived by her sons Fredrick Steves Beimler and his wife Nancy of Manchester, CT and Kenneth Martley Beimler and his wife Sandra of Plymouth, IN. Also survived by her grandchildren; Michael, Steven, Kelley, Matthew, Carrie, Andrew, Erik, one great-grandson Waylyn, and many nieces and nephews. She is predeceased by her granddaughter Montana. After graduating from Hillhouse High School, Patricia went on to work for Greist Manufacturing Co. where she met her husband and the love of her life, Raymond. They both worked there for many years. A lifelong member of the Whitneyville United Church of Christ, she served on many committees and loved being a part of the Strawberry Festival every year. She was also a member of the Order of the Eastern Star. She was an avid crafter and enjoyed cooking and baking, especially at the holidays. She enjoyed teaching at The Whitneyville Nursery School and being a tour guide for Getaway Tours. Patricia loved helping others, especially her fellow seniors, whom she and her husband Raymond stayed active assisting, even into their later years. Friends are invited to attend a memorial service celebrating Patricia's life on July 30, 2016 at 10:30am at Whitneyville United Church of Christ, 1247 Whitney Ave. Hamden. Burial will be private and at the convenience of the family. In lieu of flowers donations in her memory may be made to Alzheimer's Association Connecticut Chapter, 200 Executive Blvd. Suite 4B Southington, CT 06489.