Richard F. “Rick” Burton, 56, a resident of Westford MA, passed suddenly Tuesday evening, November 17, 2015 at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, MA, where he was surrounded by his loving family.
He was married to Pamela Burton with whom he would have celebrated their 32nd wedding anniversary on November 25, 2015.
Born in Lowell, MA, he was the son of Marie Burton of Nashua, NH and the late Russell Burton. He grew up in Westford, MA and graduated from the Nashoba Valley Tech. High School with the class of 1978.
He worked as a supervisor for the Haartz Corporation of Acton, MA.
Rick enjoyed kayaking, horseshoes, and watching sports. Rick truly had a gift of being able to fix anything. Most of all, he enjoyed spending time with his family and friends.
Besides his wife he is survived by son, Rick and his wife, Kelly Burton of Nashua, NH; daughter, Amanda Burton and her fiancé, Dan Carbonneau of Nashua, NH; brother, Robert Burton of Westford, MA; sister, Debbie and her husband, Serge Dion of Hudson, NH; two grandchildren, Dylan and Nicholas Burton and many nieces and nephews.
He was the brother of the late Kenneth Burton of Dracut, MA.
His Memorial Service will be held on Tuesday at 11:30 AM at Dolan Funeral Home 106 Middlesex St. Chelmsford, MA. Visitation from 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM.