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Jean Michel “Mike” Burghy, 59, of St. Clairsville, OH, died June 23, 2022 at Wheeling Hospital. As a final act of kindness, he was able to help save lives by being an organ donor through CORE.

He was born on February 21, 1963 in Wheeling, WV, son of Bernadine P. “Bert” Palmer Burghy and the late John R. “Son” Bourgy.

Mike was a sheet metal worker with Local 33 who currently worked at the Cardinal plant. He was a Methodist by faith. His interests included: all things outdoors, camping, Seneca Lake, bonfires, four wheel off-roading, the woods and most importantly spending time with his family, especially his three grandchildren. .

In addition to his father, he was predeceased by a sister, Bobbie Jo Burghy; and a brother, Clarence Hoffman.

Mike is survived by his beloved wife of 39 years, Susie Russell Burghy; three sons, Matt (Sammie) Burghy, Khris (Jennifer Hicks) Burghy and Coty (Maranda) Burghy; three grandchildren, Braylen, Ryker and Maizie Burghy; five siblings, Terri (John) Knox, Bryan (Rhonda) Hoffman, Carol (Ken) Phillips, Betty Burghy and Shelly Smith; several nieces and nephews.

Family and friends will be received at Toothman’s Funeral Home in St. Clairsville, OH on Tuesday from 3-7 p.m. A private service will be held at the family’s convenience with interment at Warnock Cemetery.

Memorial donations can be made in Mike’s memory to any local animal shelter or rescue.

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