James M.'s Story
James M. Barton, Jr., 90, of Derry, N.H., died Monday June 26, 2017 in Pleasant Valley Nursing Center in Derry.
He was born in Brighton, Mass. on August 4, 1926, a son of the late James and Alice (Quebec) Barton, Sr. Mr. Barton had been a resident of Derry since 1980, formerly living in Needham, Mass. He was an Army Air Force veteran serving during WWII. Mr. Barton owned and operated Barton Appraisals in Derry for many years.
He is survived by three sons, James M. Barton, III and his wife, Donna of Manchester, N.H., Donald B. Barton and his wife Susan, and Michael D. Barton and his girlfriend, Sherilyn all of Hawaii; 12 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by his wife, Juanita (Garrett) Barton in 2016, and his daughter, Gail M. Emerson.
Following cremation, a private graveside service will be held in the NH State Veterans Cemetery, 110 Daniel Webster Hwy., Boscawen, NH. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to American Cancer Society, 30 Speen St., Framingham, MA 01710. The Peabody Funeral Homes and Crematorium, 15 Birch St., Derry, is assisting the family with arrangements. To send a condolence or for more information, please visit, www.peabodyfuneralhome.com.
Published on  June 29, 2017