Donald F. Barton
He was born March 22, 1934, the son of Francis Cecil and Dorothy B. (Robinson) Barton.
Donald enlisted in the
U.S. Air Force and served during the
He worked for the State of
Connecticut Highway Department for 32 years. Don also worked in real estate in New Hampshire until retiring in 1999.
He enjoyed fishing, gardening, reading, and being outdoors. He worked with the Boy Scouts and Campfire Girls when his children were young.
Don was a member of the Episcopal Church of Danbury, Conn., where he contributed his wonderful bass singing voice to the choir, singing solos as needed.
Don is survived by his beloved wife of 16 years, Susan Ayres Barton of East Orland; son Steven J. Barton and wife Susan of Franklin, N.H.; daughters Debra L. Barton of Northfield, N.H., Heather Barton Lindloff and husband Richard of Stonington, Eileen B. Marcoux and husband Michael of Franklin, N.H., and Rachele Barton of East Orland; grandchildren Shayla DePolo of Dover, N.H., and Amanda Barton, Kaylah Barton, Jamie Marcoux, and Gerald Marcoux of Franklin, N.H.; and brother Roger E. Barton and wife Annette of Oakville, Conn.
There will be a funeral service at 11 a.m. on Thursday, June 21, at the All Saints Episcopal Church, Oakville, Conn. Interment will be at Forest Hill Cemetery, Winsted, Conn. Officiating will be the Rev. Virginia Peacock of Stonington, Maine. Soloist will be Linda Parker from New Milford, Conn.
Contributions in Don's memory may be made to the SPCA of Hancock County, 141 Bar Harbor Rd., Trenton ME 04605; or St. Brendan the Navigator, PO Box 165, Stonington ME 04681.
Arrangements by Jordan-Fernald, 141 South St., Blue Hill.
Condolences may be expressed at www.jordanfernald.com.