Nancy S. Burkhard, 81, of Latrobe, passed away Friday, June 4, 2021 at her home. She was born on June 14, 1939 in Latrobe, a daughter of the late John and Naomi (Bushfield) Steele. Prior to her retirement she worked at the University of Kentucky as an Administrative Assistant. Nancy enjoyed playing the piano and organ, and in her younger years would teach lessons privately from her home. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Robert S. Burkhard; her daughter-in-law, Darla J. Grim Ruffner; her son-in-law, Gregory R. Miller; her sister, Joanne Nicely; and brothers-in-law Richard Nicely and William McGinnis. She is survived by her sister Martha McGinnis of Ligonier; her two children, Timothy A. Ruffner of Mt. Pleasant and Jane Ruffner Miller of Latrobe; two grandchildren, Vincent and Donna Ruffner; three great grandchildren, Daniel and Nicholas Thompkins and Lilly Durstine, and her former husband, Wilbert Ruffner. Friends will be received Sunday, June 13th in the Hartman-Graziano Funeral Home, Inc., 1500 Ligonier St., Latrobe from 1 until the time of services at 2:30 PM in the funeral home chapel with Pastor Steve Wilmert officiating. Private inurnment will be in Unity Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Action for Animals, P.O. Box 814, Latrobe, PA 15650, online at www.afashelter.org.