• BURTON WILLIAM J. Passed away ...

Passed away peacefully at his home in Cleveland, Tennessee, surrounded by family on September 2, 2017. Born in Glassport, Pennsylvania on August 16, 1927, he was the eldest son of Chester William Burton and Isabel Marie Dunst Burton. Mr. Burton is survived by his wife of 63 years, Helen Louise Conner Burton; daughter, Mary Kathleen Burton; son, Michael Francis Burton (Fredda); son, Matthew William Burton (Bonnie); nine grandchildren; sister, Betty Smith; and brother, Robert Burton. He studied engineering at Carnegie Institute in Pittsburgh, and served with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers from 1948 to 1951. Mr. Burton worked for the Hill York Air Conditioning & Refrigeration Company for 28 years, retiring as vice president of operations. He was also a member of the Knights of Columbus. There will be a Memorial Service at St. Therese of Lisieux Catholic Church, Cleveland, on Thursday, September 14, 2017, at 7 p.m., followed by a reception with light refreshments. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to Amedisys Hospice Care of Chattanooga or St. Therese Church.
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PostedSeptember 10, 2017