Born July 20, 1949 in Ridgewood, NJ to the late William and Violet (Breckenridge) Burse, he had been a longtime Southington resident.
Ken graduated from Bethany College in West Virginia class of 1971; he worked for many years as a Sales Rep. for Nicholas J. Bouras. He was a Member of the Masonic Lodge Friendship #33 where he served as the past Master and was a life member of Sphinx Temple Shriners where he was past Chief and Chaplin of Funster Clown Unit and was a member of the Scottish Rite.
Ken is survived by two children: his son Bryson Burse and his girlfriend Marlo Lagosz of Southington and his daughter Becca Giulini and her husband Tim of Mystic. He also leaves behind his 5 grandchildren: Brody and Adalynn Burse; Tyler Caron and Maggie and Katie Giulini.
In lieu of flowers, donations in Ken’s memory may be made to I.S.C.A. Sneaker Fund (Shriner Hospital Burns Research) C/O Sphinx Temple Funsters 33 Park St., Manchester CT 06040.
A funeral service will be held at 10:00.a.m. on Saturday October 1, 2016 at the Plantsville Funeral Home, 975 S. Main St., Plantsville. Burial will follow in Oak Hill Cemetery, Southington. Calling hours will be held from 4-7 p.m. on Friday September 30, 2016 at the Plantsville Funeral Home. For online condolences and directions, please visit www.plantsvillefuneralhome.com