It is with deep sadness that the family announce the peaceful passing of David L. Burton on Tuesday, December 3, 2019 at Harbourstone Enhanced Care in Sydney.

Born on July 18, 1945 in Sydney, David was the son of the late Isabel and Daniel Burton.

Besides his parents, David was predeceased by his brother, Edward; mother-in-law, Annie Poirier; as well as In-laws, Clyde and William (Lillian).

David is survived by his loving wife of 53 years, Beverley (Poirier) Burton; daughters; Kendra and Kerrianne (Morgan); grandchildren, Jordan (Crystal), Vanessa (Sam) and Brittany (Breton); great-grandsons, Cohen and Nate; siblings, Ralph (Patsy) and Betty; In-laws, Yvonne and Robert (Pansy); as well as several nieces and nephews.

Dave worked many years in the sheet metal industry with his good friend, David Seymour. He enjoyed country music and playing the guitar in church. He was a member of The Salvation Army and will be missed by all who knew him.

Visitation for the late David Burton will be held on Friday, December 13, 2019 from 6-9 p.m. at the Pier Community Funeral Home, 1092 Victoria Rd. (entrance on Church Street), Whitney Pier. Memorial service to celebrate his life will be on Saturday, December 14, 2019 at The Salvation Army on Inglis Street in Sydney at 11 a.m. with Kevin Head officiating. Following the service, a light lunch will be served in the YP Hall by the Home League. Private interment in Forest Haven Memorial Gardens will take place at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations in memory of Dave may be sent to The Salvation Army Missionary Fund.

The family would like to send an incredible thank you to the staff of Miners Lane for their exceptional care of Dave in his time of need. The family also appreciates the care that Dr. Steve MacDougall and Dr. Jeannie Ferguson gave to Dave over the years.

Funeral arrangements are entrusted to the care and direction of Pier Community Funeral Home.

Online Condolences

So sorry for your loss Bev and family, take care
From:  Paul Briand

Bev, so sorry to hear of the loss of your husband. Our sincerest condolences to you and your family.
From:  Beverley and Darryl McVarish

So sorry for your loss, thoughts and prayers are with you….
From:  Mary Ellen Rogers Fraser

From:  Heather Furey

Bev I am so sorry to hear of David’s passing. My thoughts are with you all at this difficult time.
From:  Kay Gillis