|Birth: ||Sep. 30, 1929|
|Death: ||Jul. 2, 2002|
Ralph G. Burton, 72, of Hudson, Plains Township, died Tuesday in Wilkes-Barre General Hospital.
He was born in Ashley, son of the late Roy and Susan Burton, and attended Ashley High School.
Mr. Burton was an Army veteran of Korean War.
Before retiring in 1994, he was employed by Leslie Fay, Plains, and previously by Grand Finale Garment Factory, Wilkes-Barre, for more than 30 years.
He was a member of Miner Congregational United Church of Christ, Plains, and its board of trustees and served as sexton of Italian Independent Cemetery, West Wyoming, the last 11 years. Mr. Burton and his wife, the former Florence Walkowiak, celebrated their 51st wedding anniversary May 10.
Surviving, in addition to his wife, are son, Ralph; daughter, Susan Fanelli, both of Plains; three grandchildren.
Funeral will be Friday at 9 from Corcoran Funeral Home, 20 S. Main St., Plains, with the Rev. Wayne Shontz, pastor of Miner Congregational United Church of Christ, officiating. Interment will be in Oak Lawn Cemetery, Hanover Township. Friends may call Thursday, 5 to 8.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Miner Congregational United Church of Christ, 137 Abbott St., Plains, PA 18705.
Roy Gunster Burton (1903 - 1969)
Roy E. Burton (1927 - 1928)*
Ralph Gunster Burton (1929 - 2002)
Oak Lawn Cemetery and Mausoleum
Plot: Sumit Section, Grave 664
Created by: Spence Burton
Record added: Jul 07, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 93237682