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In loving memory of
Donald Britton
  • March 30, 1924
  • -
  • January 07, 2020

  • Obituary


Mr. Donald F. Britton, of Port Orange, FL formerly of Cedarhurst, NY passed away on Tuesday, January 7, 2020 at the age of 95. Don was born to parents William and Julia (Nowicki) Britton on March 30, 1924 in Brooklyn, NY.

Don is survived by his daughter, Diane (Jeff) Baker and son-in-law Ed Basile. He was predeceased in death by his beloved wife of 70 years, Joan Britton and daughter Carolann (Ed) Basile. He was blessed with three grandchildren, Donald Reuter, Michael Reuter and Dina (Basile) Palleschi; four great-grandchildren; two step-grandchildren and two step-great-grandchildren.

Don was a World War II Army Air Corp veteran, serving in the in the South Pacific. He worked for Allied Corporation, after the war, at JFK Airport for 41 years and enjoyed 33 years of retirement in Port Orange, Florida. He was a member of the Elks in Lynbrook, NY and American Legion in Port Orange, FL.

A celebration of his life is to be held at a later date in Long Island, NY.  In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Halifax Health Hospice, 3800 Woodbriar Trail, Port Orange, FL 32129. Condolences may be shared at baldwincremation.com.

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