Ronald J. Burton, age 72, of Swansea, died February 19, 2013 at his residence. He was the husband of Barbara K. (Eastwood) Burton for the past 42 years.
Born in Fall River, a son of the late John F. and Esther (Healy) Burton, he moved to Swansea in 1974. An auto body repairman, he worked for the former Poirier's in Fall River for over 25 years, retiring in 1999.
Surviving in addition to his wife: two daughters: Nancy Burton and her fiancé David Tolley of Swansea, Caroline Morrissette and her husband Todd of Westport, a son: Ronald Nascimento of Swansea, a brother: Dean Burton and wife Janet and a sister: Sandra Carrier and husband Raymond all of Swansea, five grandchildren: Samantha and Rachel Missildine, Kendra Burton, Hannah and Jacob Morrissette and several nieces and nephews.
His funeral will be held Saturday, February 23, 2013 at 10 AM in the Waring-Sullivan Home of Memorial Tribute at BIRCHCREST, 189 Gardners Neck Rd., Swansea. Visiting hours Friday 4PM -7PM. Burial in Mt. Hope Cemetery, Swansea.