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Joseph E. Burton Jr.

Joseph E. Burton Jr. of Bristol, Pa. passed away suddenly at the age of 64 on Sept. 15, 2018. He was the son of the late Joseph and Clara Burton. Joe loved to cook, enjoyed fishing, loved helping others, volunteering whenever he could and spending time with his granddaughter, Destiney.

He was a lifetime member of 46 years for the Goodwill Hose Company #3. Joe is survived by his children, Susan Dubell, Christopher Burton and four other children; granddaughter, Destiney Gerbe and another grandchild; his siblings, Leslie McLaughlin (Denton), Mark (Virginia), Ruth Zaragoza (Jose), Jonathan and Barbara Blitch (Tyrone); and many nieces and nephews.


Relatives and friends are invited to his viewing from 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 22, at the Wade Funeral Home, 1002 Radcliffe St., Bristol, PA 19007, where services will begin at 11 a.m. Interment will be held privately.


In lieu of flowers, donations in Joe’s name to the American Diabetes Association, 150 Monument Rd., Suite 100, Bala Cynwyd, PA 19004, would be appreciated by his family. Wade Funeral Home, Bristol