Burton W. DeVries

Burton W. DeVries DIED - Jul. 21, 2014 EAST WOODSTOCK - Burton W. DeVries, 90, of East Woodstock, CT, passed away on Monday, July 21, 2014. He leaves behind his wife of 67 years, Barbara (Brown) DeVries, his daughter Brenda Chaplis of Boylston, MA and his son Brian DeVries of Charlton, MA, along with four grandchildren and one great granddaughter, he was predeceased by his sister Helen Taylor and brothers Paul and Herman DeVries. He was born in East Douglas, MA, the son of Broer and Nessie DeVries. He served in the Navy on the U.S.S. Parks. He was a member of the Old-Timers Ski Group at Wachusett and the Benson Flugel American Legion. A memorial service will be held on Sunday, July 27 at 3:00 pm at the Evangelical Covenant Church, 24 Child Hill Road, Woodstock, CT. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Woodstock Emergency Medical Services, PO Box 222, South Woodstock, CT 06267 or Wounded Warrior Project, PO Box 758517, Topeka, KS, 66675. To share a memory with his family "Light a Candle" at www.smithandwalkerfh.com

Funeral Home

Smith and Walker Funeral Home and Cremation Service
148 Grove Street Putnam, CT 06260
(860) 928-2442

Published in Norwich Bulletin on July 23, 2014