James G. Burdick, age 47, formerly of Waterford, passed away Sunday, September 27, 2015 after a lengthy illness. The son of the late James L. Burdick and Barbara Elizabeth Sanford Shonka, he was born in Erie on January 7, 1968.

Burdick, James G.After graduating from Cambridge Springs High School in 1986, Jim served as an engineer with the United States Air Force for 15 years and continued working as an engineer after his honorable discharge. Jim lived in many different places all over the world, and he loved hunting, fishing, and traveling.

Jim’s family includes his four children– Scott, Krystian, Dylan, and Ethan Burdick; two sisters– Michelle Shatto and husband Jimmy of North East, and Tonia Bohman of Erie; and many aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews.

A memorial service will be held for friends and family on Saturday at 1:00 p.m. at Real Life Assembly, 3902 West 38th Street, Erie, PA.