BURTON-Donald I. II, of East Haddam, Conn., formerly of West Hills, South Huntington, on June 18, 2006, in his 77th year (Ret. NYPD and carpenter). Loving husband of the late Anna. Devoted father of Karen Duffy, Donald Burton (NYPD), and Kevin Burton (Ret. NYPD). Dear grandfather of Jessica & Jake Burton, Lonnie & Jason Duffy. Cherished by his great-granddaughter Pamela Duffy. Fond brother of Erma Viola, James Burton, Ralph Burton, Spence Burton, the late Barry Burton, stepbrother Otto Samek. Reposing, Nolan & Taylor-Howe Funeral Home, 5 Laurel Ave., Northport, Wednesday, 2-5 & 7-9 PM. Prayer Service, Thursday, 10 AM, at Funeral Home. Interment at Calverton National Cemetery with U.S. Navy Military Honors.
Worked as a roofer with his brother James Jr. He always enjoyed traveling and hunting with family in PA. He built a CONDO/POND-SIDE fort for his grandson Jason asa playhouse in E. Haddam. He was extremely handy in all forms of construction etc. Together with his brother Jim, they did much of the roofing in the Levitown Development in the 1950s.