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Daniel Dunton

1949 - 2015 CANAAN, N.Y. Daniel Frank Dunton passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday, July 7, 2015 at Albany Medical Center. Dan was born on November 11, 1949 in Pittsfield to Clifford Raymond and Ruth Felter-Dunton. The belovedhusband of 41 years to Sarah (Sallee) Dobson Dunton and adored by his three children, Daniel Dunton(Jamie),Peter Dunton, and BethanyWilliams (Jordan).He was a devoted "Pop Pop" to Layne, Rebekah, Cody, Addison, and Tucker Dunton, and Matthias and Hannah Williams. He is survived by his immediate family and siblings, Mary Ellen Jahn, Tom Dunton (Natalia), Patty Gillespie, Amy Leblanc (John),Jeffrey Dunton, along withmany lovingnieces, nephews, and cousins. Dan graduated from New Lebanon High School in 1967. He thenenlisted in the United States Navy, where he specializedas an E-5 Aviation Electrician.He served from 1968 to 1974,when he was honorably discharged. At the age of 50, he earned an associates degree with high honorsin Electrical Circuits and Theory from HVCC. Dan was employed by Ceramaseal Incorporated for 27 years and has recently been employed by the U.S. Postal Service as a rural mailcarrier in East Chatham and Canaan, NY. He especially enjoyed farming as an avocation. He was actively involved in the East Chatham Methodist Church for many years. FUNERAL NOTICE: Calling hours will be at theMethodist Churchin East Chatham, NY on Saturday, July 11th, 2015 from 9:30 to 12 p.m. with a service immediately following. Donations in Dan's memory may be made to the East Chatham Methodist Church orto COARC in Mellenville, NY in honor of his son Peter. To send an online condolence visit: frenchblasl.com
Published in The Berkshire Eagle on July 10, 2015
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