David A. Burton

David Burton, a lifelong resident of Clarks Summit, PA, passed away at University of Iowa on Sunday, April 14, 2019, due to injuries sustained at work.

He was born in Wellsboro, PA, on September 6, 1952, and was the son of the late John and Blanche Burton.

Dave cherished time spent with his family, especially on Christmas, where he loved watching his grandchildren open presents and cooking for his whole family. He also enjoyed spending time with his family at their annual family reunion. Dave was a simple man and spent his free time watching NASCAR and going to the casino. He was a truck driver for over 40 years and was looking forward to retirement. He was well respected and known for being caring and generous. Dave was a devoted father, grandfather, brother and uncle and will be missed immensely.

Surviving are sons, Eric (Lauren) and Kyle Burton of Clarks Summit, PA; daughter, Jennelle (Charlie) Ambrogi of Throop, PA; step-sons, Alex (Tami) Duffield of Clarks Summit, PA, and Zach (Kim) Duffield of Scranton, PA; grandchildren, Colin and Greyson Burton and Natalia and Vaida Ambrogi; step-grandchildren, Sami, Abby, Zachary and Spencer Duffield; sisters, Margaret (Dick) Slusser, Diane Sarber, Audrey Jimenez, Linda (Mike) Duda, and Susan (Bob) Dudeczka, a brother Gary (Mary Ellen) Burton, a step-brother, Jack (Dorothy) Bierman and many loving nieces, nephews and extended family.

He was preceded in death by his parents, former wife Kathleen Burton, sisters Elizabeth Ryan and Judy Gulla, and step-brother Carl Bierman.

A Celebration of Life service will be held at 9:30 AM, Thursday April 25, at Our Lady of the Snows Church,  301 S. State St Clarks Summit, PA, 18411. Reception immediately following.

To share a thought, memory or condolence with David’s family please visit the funeral home website @ www.gayandciha.com.