Delma L. Burton of Mattituck died Dec. 31, 2013, at Peconic Bay Medical Center. She was 91 years old.
Mrs. Burton was born March 30, 1922, in Borgo Val di Taro, Italy, to Giuseppe and Marcella (Pellegrinelli) Fusina.
She had a wonderful life and loved Mattituck, her son recalled.
Predeceased by her husband, Joseph C. Burton, in 2008, she is survived by her two children, Dr. Joan Burton of Knoxville, Tenn., and Joseph C. (Cindy) Burton of Glenwood Landing, N.Y., and three grandchildren, Sarah, Patrick and Laura.
Graveside services will take place, Friday, Jan. 10 at 10:45 a.m. at Calverton National Cemetery. The funeral procession will leave DeFriest-Grattan Funeral Home in Mattituck at 10 a.m.
Memorial donations may be made to ACDS (Association for Children with Down Syndrome), Attention: Erica, 1823 Thomas St., Merrick, NY 11566.
This is a paid notice.
Please note: The print edition of Riverhead News-Review contained the incorrect date for the graveside service. The service is Friday, Jan. 10, not Jan. 3 as printed.