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Brookside Funeral Home-Cypress Creek

9149 Highway 6 North, Houston, TX

OBITUARY

Paul L. Burlingame

July 28, 1955May 28, 2019
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Paul L. Burlingame, 63, of Cypress, TX passed away on May 28, 2019.

Born in Beverly, MA to Jeannette and Reginald, Paul grew up in Ravena, NY where he attended local schools and played football. He was employed by Conrail before moving to Houston, TX in 1982.

Paul worked at Johnson Supply before moving to St. Dominic’s Center as a facilities manager. He retired from St. Dominic’s Center 4 years ago.

Paul had a zest for life and never met a stranger. Paul enjoyed his local sports teams - the Houston Astros and Texans. He made many beautiful stained glass art pieces, enjoyed woodworking, loved his dogs and overused his label maker.

Paul was preceded in death by his mother, Jeannette. Paul is survived by his wife, Susan, whom he married in 1981.

Along with his wife, Paul is survived by his sister, Gina Sponaugle and brother, Bill Burlingame. Other important family members include his nephew Ken Sponaugle, Jr and his wife Laura and great nieces Ronni and Nikki, niece Tracy Ferguson, great niece, Angela Lampear and nephew Tony Sponaugle.

Paul is also survived by his in laws, mother-in-law, Betty McGhee, brother-in-law, Bruce McGhee (wife Lorraine, nephews, Kyle and Ryan) and his nephew and go-to-guy, Tyler McGhee, his sister-in-law, Ellen Payne (husband Sam, niece Heather and nephew Jake). Paul is also survived by many friends and neighbors.

In lieu of flowers, you may make a contribution to sunshinekids.org.

If you would like, please wear your Astros gear to the service.

Services

  • Memorial Service Sunday, June 2, 2019

Memories

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Mark & Sue Lucas

June 16, 2019

Our lives have forever changed from knowing Paul!
Paul and Mark had a special friendship...the good, the bad and the crazy. One of our fondest shared memories is Paul & Marks 50th street birthday party!
We shared many meals together and enjoyed all of them.
I will miss our grocery trips, Lowe’s trips and the occasional lunch.
Paul, you are and will always be missed by us.
Rest in peace dear friend!!

Kendra Schlenker

June 2, 2019

So many wonderful memories!! To us you are family and you will be greatly missed!

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