Malcolm Edgar McBurney, 89
July 26, 2001
EAST LIVERPOOL – Malcolm Edgar McBurney, 89, of Frederick Heights, died Monday, July 23, 2001, at East Liverpool City Hospital following a brief illness.
He was born in Weirton, W. Va., Feb. 19, 1912, and was the son of the late George and Mary (Rankin) McBurney.
Living his entire life in the area, Mr. McBurney was owner and operator of the former McBurney Pharmacy in East Liverpool for 45 years. He was a graduate of Weirton High School and the University of Pittsburgh School of Pharmacy, where he was honored with a 50- year pin and also was associated with the Ohio State Pharmaceutical Association and the Kappa Sigma Fraternity. He was a life member of Elks lodge No. 258 in East Liverpool and the Al Koran Temple in Cleveland, Ohio. He also was a member of the Tri State Casting Club, Masonic Lodges No9. 315, No. 55, No. 95 and No. 100, East Liverpool Shrine Club, East Liverpool Association of Ancient and Accepter Rite Masons, Ancient Accepter Scottish Rite, Valley of Steubenville Censistory, the Grand Lodge of Free and Accepted Masons of Ohio and the East Liverpool Association of Ancient and Accepted Masons.
Mr. McBurney was a veteran of the U. S. Navy, serving during World War II in the Pacific on Admiral Kincades 7th fleet as a lieutenant. He attended Trinity United Presbyterian Church.
He is survived by his wife, Shirley (Coleman) McBurney, whom he married July 25, 1941; two nieces, Jana (Franklin) Crawford and her husband Ray of Stow, Ohio, and Marsha (Franklin) Fisher and her husband Bob of Strongsville; a nephew, Lee McBurney and his wife Nancy of Weirton; and eight great nieces and nephews.
Besides his parents, he also was preceded in death by two brothers, Robert McBurney and Don McBurney.
Services will be held at the Calcutta Cahpel of the Martin-MacLean-Altmeyer Funeral Homes on Friday, July 27, 2001, at 2 p.m. with the Rev. Dave Maly of the First United Methodist Church officiating.
Burial will follow in Columbiana County Memorial Park.
Friends may call at the funeral home in Calcutta one hour prior to the service on Friday.
Friends may view this obituary and send condolences online at www.altmeyer.com.
Memorial contributions may be mae to the charity of your choice.