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Todd D. Burg

  • On March 16, 2020

Todd D. Burg, age 59, of Peters Township passed away peacefully on March 13, 2020.

He was the beloved husband of Beverly Burg; loving father of Kevin (Savanna) Burg and Jenna (Justin) Letts; dear brother of Jill (Rick) Marrotte; and uncle of 3 nieces and 2 nephews.

He was preceded in death by his mother Sheila Burg.

Todd was an executive manager at Bettis Atomic Power Laboratory during his 36 year career.  Todd enjoyed golfing and taking care of his lawn. He liked to travel but most of all he enjoyed spending time with his family. He will be deeply missed by all who knew and loved him.

A gathering of family and friends and a memorial service will be held at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Allegheny Health Network Hospice at https://5814.thankyou4caring.org/hpcare or The Washington County Humane Society at P.O. Box 66, Eighty Four, PA 15330.

Please view and sign the family’s online guestbook at pittsburghcremation.com.

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Diane Neiser
  • Mar 16 2020
I worked with Todd for many years and he demonstrated the leadership and technical skills that distinguishes him among the very best leaders and team members that anyone can hope to have in their lives. My career was blessed to have him in it. I send my sympathy to his family and friends. He will be truly missed.
Tammy Smith
  • Mar 16 2020
Dear Beverly, I remember all the good times we had when you were here in the 90's- so happy that I got to see Todd in May and that we shared some of the happy-funny stories of when he was here in the office with us. Memories are something we keep close to our heart. He was truly one-of-a-kind and he will be forever missed. My love and blessings to you and Kevin and Jenna; please know that you are all in my thoughts and my prayers.
  • Mar 16 2020
To all, my prayers and thoughts are with you all. I heard of your loss and just wanted to let you know that we care. Not that we knew each other well, our hearts go out to you all. From the Kaminski Family in Florida. Peace be with you all.
James Holliday
  • Mar 16 2020
Todd Burg was one of the finest gentleman that I have had the privilege of ever knowing. He will be very sorely missed by many people that loved and respected him. May he rest in peace with the Lord and my the Lord grant his family comfort in their loss.
Chet Pratt
  • Mar 16 2020
I worked with Todd for 5 years. I knew him not only as an outstanding leader, but also an exceptional person who always treated everyone with dignity and respect. My thoughts and prayers are with him and his family - I will truly miss him.
Leann Good
  • Mar 16 2020
Dear Bev and family, I am so sorry for your loss. My heart goes out to you at this difficult time. Please know that I will keep you all in my thoughts and prayers. With sympathy, Leann Good and family
William Locke
  • Mar 17 2020
I am so sorry to hear this. Todd was a friend to many of us. He was indeed one of the best. I remember him attacking any problem with a cheerful gusto. We worked together many times. He would never hesitate to help.
Dan Thomas
  • Mar 17 2020
Deepest sympathy to the entire family.
Mary Hutchings
  • Mar 17 2020
I am so sorry for your loss. I worked with Todd and he was so smart, genuine, funny and full of integrity. I am sure his loss has left a huge void in your family and such heavy hearts. His passing means there is one less great guy here with us. God bless you all.
Lynn Jackson
  • Mar 17 2020
Thankfully his suffering is over. May he rest in peace. He will be remembered by so many of his KAPL reports as a true leader. It was evident family was important to him. He was all about caring for your family first and then figuring out how the work would get done. God bless his family at this difficult time.
John Lobritz
  • Mar 17 2020
I worked with Todd when he was an engineer in S6W and was involved with him in meetings after he got into management. He was a great guy, always upbeat in our encounters. He was a person you enjoyed being around. I’m sorry he had to pass at such a young age. You have my sympathy. John Lobritz
Ronald Mann
  • Mar 17 2020
I knew Todd as a excellent engineer, leader, and friend. I feel fortunate that I got to work with Todd and to play with him in the Bettis golf league and on golfing trips to Myrtle Beach and Orlando. I'm so glad I got to enjoy time with him last September and October playing golf. For his dedication to excellence, and his love of life and family, he will be missed by everyone who worked with or knew him socially.
Michael Skees
  • Mar 17 2020
I am very sad to learn of Todd's passing. We became good friends when were both younger at the beginning of our careers at Bettis. He was one of the most grounded individuals I have known, with a keen wit and great sense of humor. I will miss him dearly. It is with great humility and respect that I offer my condolences to his family. Please know that he has touched many of us who have known and worked with him, and he will be remembered fondly in our hearts and minds. God Bless...
Jeff Marsh
  • Mar 17 2020
I am very sorry to hear this. Todd was an excellent engineer, a wise and caring leader and a wonderful human being. I remember when he started as a young man in the S6W project and he stood out right away as someone exceptional. That carried on throughout the years and I am thankful for the help and insight he gave me as my manager. I will always remember that big grin, friendly humor and compassionate leadership. What a loss. My condolences to his family - please know that Todd meant so much to many of us at Bettis.
Maria Figueroa
  • Mar 17 2020
Dear Beverly and family, From the bottom of my heart, my deepest sympathy to your entire family . My thoughts and prayers are with you at this sad time. May the memories and love you keep of your hubby and daddy Todd help you during this difficult time. Keeping you all in my prayers. Blessings, Maria Figueroa and family
Angie Mosco
  • Mar 17 2020
Bev, I am so sorry to hear of your husbands passing. Please know you and your family are in my thoughts and prayers during this difficult time.
Marshall Byrd
  • Mar 17 2020
It was my privilege to have known Tom from my days at Bettis. Please accept my condolences for you loss. He was a quality man and improved the lives of those who knew him. I’m sorry we cannot be there to share with you in these difficult times; I hope we will be able to join you in a memorial service in the future.
Denise Colleen Caster
  • Mar 17 2020
My sympathy and prayers to the family. Mr. Burg was truly one of the nice guys at Bettis.
George Libby
  • Mar 17 2020
Dearest Bev, Kevin, and Jenna. As you probably know, I met and worked with your husband and father beginning with his very first day at Bettis. Please believe me when I tell you that Todd possessed the finest engineering savvy that I've ever seen in an engineer. And, as he rose in the management ranks, I observed in him rare and unique leadership qualities; hence his universal respect among managers and non-managers alike. I also enjoyed golfing in Todd's foursome for many years. I have been praying for your family ever since he was first diagnosed with cancer and will continue to pray for Christ's peace and comfort upon all who loved and were touched in some way by Todd.
Bernie Fischer
  • Mar 17 2020
Dear Beverly, it's only been a short time ago that we were praying that Todd would get better and then more recently, sadly, praying that the suffering would end and that God would take him. Although it is a relief that his suffering has ended, we are filled with grief that we will no longer spend time with him. Memories are what we have and I cheerish the time I spent with Todd. He was, as many have said, a wonderful person, a true leader, a very humble person, a very caring person and a great friend. He truly cared for the people that reported to him and treated everyone with respect and dignity. My condolences go out to you and your family and to all those that knew and loved Todd.
Thomas Rosvanis
  • Mar 17 2020
Beverly, I am so sorry for you and your family's loss. It was an honor and a privilege to take care of Todd. The staff in my office were all deeply saddened as well. Please accept our condolences. Yours truly, Thomas Rosvanis, M.D., Donna Finnegan, PA-C and Traci McDonald, MA
Jill Santa
  • Mar 17 2020
Dear Bev and family, I am so sorry to hear about your loss. My heart is breaking for you all right now and I’ll keep you all in my thoughts and prayers while you get through this difficult time. Hoping cherished memories bring you comfort and peace at this time and in the future. The Santa Family
Corinne Zatawski
  • Mar 17 2020
My thoughts and prayers are with you.
Ashlee Newman
  • Mar 17 2020
Beverly(family), I’m so sorry for the loss of your husband. I have been thinking of you and your family and I hope you feel all the love and support. Love and prayers to you all. The Newman family
Cindy moran
  • Mar 17 2020
Dear Bev, We are so sorry for the loss you and your family are dealing with. You are all in our thoughts and prayers. Love to you. Cindy,Paul,Zach and Brendan Moran
Jeffrey Bowman
  • Mar 17 2020
I am truly saddened to hear of Todd's passing. He was highly regarded as an engineer and well-respected as a manager. It was such a pleasure working with him. It is a tragedy that a man of such character and talent was taken so young. My sincere condolences to the family.
JoAnn Kelso
  • Mar 17 2020
Todd was truly one of the ”good guys” who I am honored to call my friend. It was a pleasure to work for and with him for many years. Rest With God Todd. Praying for peace and understanding for the family
Dr Gassert
  • Mar 17 2020
Growing up in Pittsburgh there were 3 men that I looked up to as the prototypical father figure that I wanted to be one day. Obviously my own father was one of them, but Mr Burg was another. He was always calm, cool tempered, quick witted, and had a cordial demeanor. Our thoughts and prayers go out to all of the Burgs during this difficult time.
Don Lawson
  • Mar 17 2020
I worked with Todd for over 20 years. He was a smart engineer and a very effective manager who could articulate his thoughts quite well. I always valued Todd’s perspective on issues because of his wisdom and because he always gave you a straight answer. Todd was a good man, who will be missed very much.
Joe Mizikar
  • Mar 17 2020
Dear Bev and Family, my condolences to all of you during this difficult time. I admired your husband and father as a person and manager. I really did not work directly with Todd, but, had the utmost respect for him as he treated everyone with respect. Todd was a terrific engineer and a great man. He was a great role model for all of us during his time at Bettis. Rest In Peace Todd, God Bless.
Randy Campbell
  • Mar 18 2020
Bev, I`m so sorry to hear this . You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers. Love Randy
Ray Pefferman
  • Mar 18 2020
My thoughts and prayers are with Todd’s family and friends. Todd was always so friendly and helpful every time we had the opportunity to work together. He will be missed.
Kirk & Carol McWilliams
  • Mar 18 2020
We were deeply saddened to hear of Todd’s passing. We are fortunate to have had the opportunity to work with him. Through those contacts we got to know a little about who Todd was. We will always remember him as an honorable, respectful and caring man.
Quintin Krivacek
  • Mar 18 2020
Deeply sorry for your loss. I have many good memories from when Todd and my Dad would take us kids to Pirate games over the summer when PNC Park was just built. May he Rest In Peace.
Gloria Scott
  • Mar 18 2020
So sorry for the loss of Mr. Burg. Although I was not privileged to know him, he must have been a wonderful man. May you all find peace just as he has. Love, Gloria Scott (Savanna's grandma)
Cathy Beadling
  • Mar 19 2020
My deepest sympathy to the family. I worked & golfed with Todd. Todd was an amazing person. I knew him when he was an engineer and as he traveled up the ladder. He never changed. He was always Todd. He was admired and loved by all who knew him. He will be greatly missed. My heart and prayers are with you during this very difficult time. RIP Todd. Til we meet again in that golf course in the sky.
Joseph Kandra
  • Mar 19 2020
I would like to extend my condolences to the Burg family. I had the privilege of working with Todd, and I always found him to be a good guy and a "straight shooter" regarding tough issues. May he rest in peace.
Francine Shine
  • Mar 19 2020
In the blink of an eye something happens in your life that you least expect. For his family and close friends I know that Todd's kind demeanor, quick wit and humor will be a few of the awesome aspects of his life that will be remember fondly. Since I had the opportunity to be in his presence over his last few months.. just had to share with the world that his rational (of course) acceptance, dignity, and genuine love for his family and friends made an inspirational impact on my life that I feel blessed to have witnessed. Lucky us to have known him. Will always be missed but, for sure, never forgotten.
Rick Dubbink
  • Mar 21 2020
I am thankful for the privilege to have worked with and for Todd for the last two decades. He was a mentor and friend that has made a positive impact on so many people. Although he is gone, his influence in approaching life and treating others will continue to live on through those that knew him.
Kim Jackson
  • Mar 21 2020
Dear Beverly, Kevin and Jenna, Our sincere sympathy to all of you. We were blessed to have such wonderful neighbors. Todd was always so friendly and kind. From reading all of the tributes to him, he was obviously very talented and humble as well. We were so very encouraged to see him walking around the neighborhood after the stroke. However, our Lord had other plans for Todd. Please know that we will be here if you need anything. We pray for healing for your family. Blessings, Mark & Kim Jackson PS Jenna, you made a gorgeous bride. Loved your video!
Bob Smid
  • Mar 23 2020
Todd always had the vision to see through the clutter of the most technical problems and generate a crisp, simple resolution. I thoroughly enjoyed working with Todd during my time at Bettis.
Adam Wick
  • Mar 31 2020
I did not know Todd well, but my cubicle was near his office. He was always kind and polite when we met in the hallway! I am sorry for your loss.
Brett Neuberger
  • Apr 1 2020
My deepest condolences to the Burg family. Todd was an outstanding boss and mentor. He was a stand up gentleman that was always thinking about the people working for him. I enjoyed working for him, golfing with him, and just palling around with him. I am truly honored and blessed to have known him and his passing will leave a huge empty space in our hearts and in our community.
The Smore Family
  • Apr 20 2020
Beverly, Jenna and Kevin, We were so sorry to hear of Todd’s passing. Although we haven’t crossed paths in a number of years, I know he was a wonderful husband and father. He was so friendly and I was happy to have Lindsay associated with such a nice family when she and Jenna were growing up. Our prayers and sincere condolences are with you all.
Chris Long
  • Apr 23 2020
BURGO: Rest in peace my brother.....I've been trying to find your whereabouts for years.....I will ALWAYS remember ALL of the good times we shared throughout our LCMBS and LHS Careers.......RIP dude!😢
Sue Thiemann DiSisto
  • Apr 23 2020
I am SO SORRY to hear of Todd's passing. I knew him in high-school and looked for him at the reunions. As others have said, I remember a gentleman, brilliant, quiet. I am happy he has a loving family and had a great career. My sincere condolences for your loss....
Alana Gibbs
  • May 5 2020
Todd will definitely be missed ❤