MANLIUS: Lee C. Gorton, 80, formerly of Manlius and Syracuse, passed away Monday, November 23, 2015 at the Crouse Community Center in Morrisville.
He was born June 22, 1935 in Hamilton, NY, a son of Marcene and Emma Marie Klem Gorton and was a graduate of Hamilton High School. Lee was a press shop machinist for the Carrier Corporation in Syracuse until retiring.
He is survived by a son and daughter-in-law, Marlon and Anne Gorton of Pittsburgh, PA; sisters, Jean Omerso of Eaton and Dorothy Soule of Randallsville; a brother, Charles “Chuck” Gorton of Hamilton; a granddaughter, Kathy Carpenter of Manlius; and several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by a brother, Walter Gorton.
Funeral services will be held at 11am Saturday, November 28, 2015 from the Burgess & Tedesco Funeral Home, 25 Broad St., Hamilton, followed by interment in the Graham Cemetery, Hubbardsville.
Friends are invited to call at the funeral home on Friday from 6-8pm.