Belvia (Delcamp) Burton
PORTLAND – Belvia (Delcamp) Burton, 88, of Pecor Street, Portland, N.Y., passed away peacefully Friday, April 16, 2021, at Absolut Care of Westfield, N.Y., following a brief illness.
Belvia was born March 29, 1933, in Chautauqua, N.Y., the daughter of the late Bert and Mildred (Schrader) Delcamp Sr.
She graduated from Brocton High School and went on to work at various businesses in the area.
On Aug. 30, 1958, Belvia married the love of her life,, Montgomery “Monty” Burton and together they raised two wonderful children. Once her children were both in school, she continued her work career as a laborer at Dunkirk Ice Cream in Dunkirk, N.Y. She worked there for many years until her retirement when she turned 62.
Belvia enjoyed weekends for she and her family would go camping with their trailer at various places. She loved gardening and tending to her flowers, doing word search and putting puzzles together. Playing cards with family and friends was also one of her favorite times, but most of all, spending time with her family meant the world to her.
In addition to her parents, Belvia was preceded in death by her loving husband, Montgomery, on Feb. 8, 2005; her sisters: Shirley Becker and Esther Noel; and brothers Bert “Bud” Jr., Edwin, Wayne, baby Emerson, Ralph (Vincent), Merle and Dewey Delcamp.
She is survived by her loving daughter, Linda Burton; son, Robert (Deborah) Burton: four cherished grandchildren: Zebulon M. (Sara) Burton, Miles A. Burton, Kaycee L. Burton, and Alexandra J. Burton; and a great-grandchild soon to be born. She is further survived by her sisters: Winifred Colt, Rachel Marczynski and Dianna Giambra; her sister-in-law, Susan Delcamp; several nieces and nephews also survive.
Family and friends are invited to call at the MORSE FUNERAL HOME, 51 Highland Ave., Brocton, N.Y., on Tuesday, April 20, 2021, from 10 a.m. until noon, where funeral services will take place starting at noon with Pastor Larry Morrison of the Brocton Baptist Church officiating. Due to the current status of the Covid-19 pandemic, masks must be worn and occupancy numbers will be monitored.
Burial will follow in Portland Evergreen Cemetery, Webster Road, Portland, N,Y.
Memorial contributions in honor of Belvia may be made to the Portland or Brocton Rescue Squads.
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