The family of Captain Burton Ralph Guptill is sad to announce that he passed away on May 30, 2018 after a long illness. He is survived by his wife Elizabeth, daughter Dianne (Reg) Fox, son Rev. Denn (Angela) Guptill; grandchildren Stephen, Deborah, Amanda and Nickie; five great granddaughters. He is predeceased by his parents Ralph and Zelia Guptill, siblings Keith, Bernice, Helen and his twin brother Clinton, infant son Rodney and infant daughter Barbara, granddaughter Jessica and great granddaughter Layla.
He was a member of the Canadian Armed Forces, followed by a long career at sea with Atlantic Towing and Secunda Marine.
The family will receive friends during a visitation at the Fundy Funeral Home, 230 Westmorland Road (646-2424) on Friday, June 1st, 2018 between 2-4 and 6-8 PM. A Celebration of Burton’s life will be held on Saturday at 1:00 PM from the Fundy Chapel with Rev. Denn Guptill officiating beginning with a Tribute to a Veteran Service.
If desired, memorial donations towards the Redhead Strays or Cornerstone Wesleyan Church in Hammonds Plains, N.S.