Died peacefully at home on Tuesday September 19, 2017 at the age of 90. Devoted husband for 70 years to Mable (nee Richardson). Father to Nicole Tomlinson (Lewis), Mark (Stuart) and Michael (Ron), grandfather to Erica, Nicholas and Christopher. Brother to Martha Catchpole and Peter Burton. Predeceased by his parents Edley and Sally Burton and by his sister Velma Darch.
As per Ed’s wishes there will be no visitation or funeral service. Donations to the Cancer Society or Ducks Unlimited would be gratefully acknowledged by the family. “He caught the Butterfly” and in our lifetime he held her close to his heart. Warm and free from harm until it was his time to leave. Mable Burton The family would like to thank all the PSW’s, Nurses and staff at the Bayshore Home Health Care in Cornwall. Arrangements are in the care of the Marsden McLaughlin Funeral Home in Iroquois. Online condolences may be made at marsdenmclaughlin.com.