Neil E. Burtt Sr.(1945 - 2013)

Neil E. Burtt Sr., 68, died Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2013, at the Concord Regional VNA Hospice House in Concord, following a lengthy illness. Born May 4, 1945, at Lynn (Mass.) Hospital, he was the son of the late Perley T. and Marion E. (Burnell) Burtt. He has now joined his life partner, the late Mary Samianino.
Educated at Eastern Junior High School, he was a graduate of Lynn English High School, Class of 1962. He was a U.S. Army veteran of the Vietnam War, having served from 1965 to 1968. Neil worked for Witham Caterers, David Shoe Co., Champion Lamp, Boston Machine Works and for more than 40 years for General Electric as a senior level machinist until his retirement in 2009.
He is survived by is two sons, Neil E. Burtt Jr. of Concord, and Jeremy S. Burtt of Somersworth; his brother Alan J. Burtt of Epping; his two grandchildren, Brandon and Victoria Burtt; as well as his aunt Gladys V. Burnell.
His funeral will be held in the Solimine, Landergan & Richardson Funeral Home, 426 Broadway (Route 129), Lynn, Mass., on Tuesday, Oct. 8, at noon. Interment will be in Pine Grove Cemetery, Lynn. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. to noon. Directions and guestbook available at

Published in The Concord Monitor on Oct. 7, 2013