Rest in Peace, Tom
Thomas R. Burton, Sr., 73, of Williamstown, NJ, went home to be with the Lord on December 25, 2016.
Mr. Burton was a dry wall finisher for Union Local# 1955 before retiring. He was a US Army Veteran of the Vietnam War, serving in the 101st Airborne. He enjoyed telling stories, spending time at the Tennessee farm and gardening.
Beloved husband of the late Peggy Burton (nee Bertram). Devoted father of Thomas Burton, Jr. Jason Burton and Tammy Ruggiano (Louis). Dear brother of Rev. Joseph “Duke” Burton, Jr., Jack Burton, the late Rev. Charles Burton and the late Florence Burton. Loving grandfather of Domenic, Jaron, Victor and baby Tommy, III. Relatives and friends are invited to his viewing on Friday, December 30th from 6:00 – 8:00 pm at the Farnelli Funeral Home, 504 N. Main Street, Williamstown, where a service will follow at 8:00 pm. Burial will take place in Tennessee with his late wife.
In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, 1851 Old Cuthbert Road, Cherry Hill, NJ 08034 or to Amazing Grace Church, 325 Pennsylvania Ave., Franklinville, NJ 08322 put in memo Operation Safe Haven.