In Memory of Dr. Michael Burgio

Michael Burgio passed away Thursday, June 4, surrounded by his family -- including his beloved wife Piera -- that he cherished and will continue to love more than they know. 

To say that he lived his life to the fullest would be a disservice to the phrase. If the average person visited a tenth of the places that Michael saw and experienced over the course of his incredible life, we would live in a far better world.

But what made Michael truly stand out was his genuineness; he cared for and about you more than you realized when you started a conversation with him. He was interested in everything and anything happening in your life; when you had the chance to sit down and engage with him, you realized just how inherently good of a man he was, which was reflective in how he supported his family for so many years as an amazingly dedicated and selfless husband, father, brother, uncle and grandfather. And, of course, there were the countless lives he changed for the better as dictated by his craft in the medical field. It's safe to say that the only people whose day he brightened more than his patients were his colleagues who were lucky to work around and with him for as long as they did. 

Uncle Mike, you were a rarity in every sense of the word. For how immensely full your heart always was; for how much you sacrificed for the good of your family; and for how far reaching your impact is and always will be.  

This fund was created to help defray expenses incurred during these difficult times. Your support means everything -- thank you.



  • Rebecca Lotz 
    • $160 
    • 25 d
  • Massimo and Paulette Caccavale  
    • $100 
    • 28 d
  • Anonymous 
    • $50 
    • 1 mo
  • Jessica McLane 
    • $100 
    • 1 mo
  • Brian Dalton 
    • $100 
    • 1 mo
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Chris Aliano 
Hawthorne, NJ
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