Pete D. Burton, 51, passed away Wednesday, October 31, 2012, at his residence.
He was born on February 23, 1961, in Worcester, N.Y., the son of Dorwin "Pete" and Helen (Meyer) Burton.
Pete was a lifelong area resident who was a member of the Pathfinder's Snowmobile Club.
He enjoyed carpentry, bargains and bartering, and building his Rat Rod.
Pete is survived by his loving companion and wife of 9 1/2 years, Debbie Burton of Worcester; stepson, Jeremy Warner of South Carolina; sister, Vicky Marino and her husband, Tom of Worcester; nephew, Thomas (T.J.) Marino of South Carolina; stepgranddaughter, Rachael Warner of South Carolina; many aunts, uncles and cousins, and his dear friend, Harold Southworth.
He was predeceased by his parents; his uncles, Lester and Alfred Burton; and his aunt, Dorothy Wayman.
A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, November 5, 2012, at the Second Baptist Church, Main St. in Worcester, with the Rev. Judith A. Thistle, officiating. Burial will follow at the Maple Grove Cemetery.
Calling hours will be held Sunday, November 4, 2012, from 2 to 6 p.m. at the E.J. Skinner Co. Funeral Chapel, 155 Main St. in Worcester.
Memorial contributions may be made in loving memory of Pete to the Worcester Emergency Squad, P.O. Box 191, Worcester, NY 12197 or The Lustgarten Foundation, 1111 Stewart Ave., Bethpage, NY 11714.
Condolences may be sent to the family at www.skinnerfuneralchapel.com.
The E.J. Skinner Co. Funeral Chapel in Worcester is assisting the family.