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Calvin A. "Art" Burton, 86, a resident of Odenton for over 70 years, died January 27 suddenly at home. Born May 5, 1926 in Yale, Michigan, he graduated from Glen Burnie High School in 1942. An Army veteran of World War II, he retired as Foreman after 35 years with General Motors Electro Motive Division. Art enjoyed membership in the Nichols Bethel United Methodist Church in Odenton; Odenton Masonic Lodge #209; and Order of the Eastern Star #29 of Odenton. Married in 1949, he was preceded in death by this wife, Mildred E. Burton in 2004; son, Joseph E. Burton; and daughter, Brenda L. Scaggs. Art is survived by his son, Charles A. Burton; daughters, Wanda G. Burton and Mary E. Tripp; five grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. A visitation is planned from 7 to 9 p.m. on Wednesday, January 30, at Hardesty Funeral Home, P.A., 851 Annapolis Rd., Gambrills. A funeral will be held at 9:30 a.m. on Thursday, January 31 also at Hardesty Funeral Home in Gambrills. Interment Glen Haven cemetery. Memorials are recommended to the . Online condolences can be made at

Published in The Capital on Jan. 29, 2013
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