CORINNA – Harvey Leland Burnham, 84, died Feb. 1, 2008, at a Pittsfield nursing home. He was born May 22, 1923, in St. Albans, a son of Myron and Caroline (Tyler) Burnham. He graduated from Corinna Union Academy and served in the U.S. Army as a glider pilot during World War II. He was a member of the Shirley B. Carter Post VFW, and was a former member of the American Legion and Corinna Grange. Harvey was also a licensed pilot. He had worked at Banton Brothers Mill, Newport, and retired from Walpole Manufacturing in 1993. He will also be remembered as a longtime Boy Scout leader in Corinna. Harvey and his wife, Marjorie (Bennett), celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary, Christmas day 2007. In addition to his wife of Corinna, he is survived by two sons, Leland and wife, Shawn Burnham, of Cardville, and Lloyd Burnham of Corinna; a daughter, Linda and husband, James Stevens, of Stetson; 12 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Friends may call 4-8 p.m. Monday at Crosby & Neal, 117 Main St., Newport. A graveside funeral and committal service will be held 1 p.m. Thursday, May 22, at Nutter Cemetery, Corinna. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Diabetes Foundation, 80 Elm St., Portland, ME 04101. Those who wish may sign an online guest register at