Fay Edward Britton

Male 1924 - 2007  (82 years)


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  • Name Fay Edward Britton 
    Born 5 Aug 1924 
    Gender Male 
    Died 9 Jan 2007 
    Person ID I54271  Stewartsnydotcom
    Last Modified 14 Oct 2019 

    Father Ancestors William Henry Britton,   b. 12 May 1879,   d. 27 Mar 1943  (Age 63 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Ancestors Rosa May Trumble,   b. 26 Sep 1889, Parish, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Nov 1966  (Age 77 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 15 Mar 1918  Williamstown, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F6092  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Newspaper Obituary - January 11, 2007 Syracuse Post Standard - Syracuse, New York - BRITTON - Fay E. Britton January 9, 2007 - Fay E. Britton, of 1867 Clay Hill Rd., Chittenango, died Tuesday at his home. Born August 5, 1924 in Williamstown, Fay graduated from Williamstown High School in 1941 and entered the U.S. Army in 1943. He sailed on the Queen Mary in 1944 to England, then traveled to France, Belgium and Germany with the 6th Armor Division, serving under General George Patton where he was wounded in the battle of the Bulge, being discharged in 1946. He was employed for several years as an operating engineer with D.W. Winkleman and later was employed at the NYS Thruway Authority as a supervisor of bridges for 23 years retiring in 1986. He then worked security for several years for the Oneida Indian Nation. He married his late wife, Jean in 1950 and moved to Chittenango where he had resided since 1951. Jean predeceased him in 2000. He was a 48-year member of the Chittenango Fire Co. where he served as Past Chief, President and a member of the board of directors, he was a member of the Old Time Firefighters, past President of the Madison County Volunteer Fire Assoc., member and past Commander of the Chittenango American Legion #1287, member of the Canastota American Legion Post #140, member of the Bridgeport VFW Post #8440, past president of the Chittenango Rod & Gun club and a charter member of the Chittenango Lions Club. Surviving are two sons, Fay E. (Geraldine) Ford of Lakeland, FL and Richard L. (Janet) Britton of New Woodstock; a daughter, Bobbi-Jo (Todd) Campbell of Chittenango; a brother, Robert "Pete" of Florida; two sisters, Viola Mawers of Orwell and Rose Peck of Williamstown; 12 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Saturday at the Crossroads Community Church, 1751 Fyler Rd., North Chittenango. Burial with full military honors will be in Oakwood Cemetery, Chittenango. Calling hours will be 3 to 7 p.m. Friday at the G.F. Zimmer Funeral Home, 702 Legion Drive, Chittenango. Contributions may be made to the Chittenango Volunteer Fire Co., Box 356, 417 Genesee St., Chittenango, NY 13037. G.F. ZIMMER FH CHITTENANGO 687-3366