Donald C. Norton, 45, of Sandy Creek, NY, passed away on Tuesday, July 3 at his home under the care of his family and Oswego County Hospice. Born February 18, 1967 in Oswego, NY, Son of Robert & Suzzie Reynolds Norton. Graduated from Sandy Creek High School in 1987. Married to the former Jeanette LaTella. He was a machinist employed by Fulton Companies in Pulaski. Member & Past Chief of Sandy Creek Fire Department, Member of Oswego County Fire Advisory Board, County Fire Investigation Team and assistance coach of Pop Warner Football.
Survived by his wife Jeannie, 5 daughters; Morgan Norton of Sandy Creek, Melissa (Ken) Gibbs of Sandy Creek, Rebecca (Carlton) Bull of Pulaski, Samantha (Don) Sanford of Fayetteville, No. Carolina and Sara (Shaun) Macilvennie of Carthage. 1 son Robert B.C. Norton of Gouverneur, 6 grandchildren, His mother Suzzie J. Norton of Sandy Creek, 2 sisters: JoAnna (Tim) Shelmidine of Adams, and Annette (Tom) Walker of Amboy. 3 brothers: Robert Jr. of Sandy Creek, Joe (Teira) of Sandy Creek, and Bobby (Mary) of Hastings. Several nieces & nephews.
Funeral Services will be held at 1 PM Saturday at Sandy Creek United Methodist Church with Rev. Brian Snyder officiating. Burial in Woodlawn Cemetery, Sandy Creek. Calling hours Friday 2-4 & 6-8 at Summerville Funeral Home in Sandy Creek. Contributions may be made to Sandy Creek Volunteer Fire Department, Sandy Creek United Wesleyan Church or Sandy Creek United Methodist Church. He was predeceased by his father and a grandchild.