Frederick R. Burkhardt of Southington, Conn., and Vineyard Haven, died on Sunday, Feb. 2, at Bradley Memorial Hospital in Southington.
Mr. Burkhardt worked for 35 years in the Farmington, Conn., public schools, for many years chairing the district's foreign languages department. During his summers on the Island, he sometimes served as a Spanish tutor.
He leaves a sister, Dolores; two wonderful English springer spaniels, Barney and Suzy, and four cats. Services will be held at a later date.
Memorial gifts may be made to the Martha's Vineyard Hospital.