It is with great sadness we announce the unexpected passing of Donald Barton of Vankleek Hill at the age of 60 at his home on Sunday March 25, 2012. Predeceased by his parents Robert and Gertrude Barton.  Beloved and devoted husband of 40 years to Julie (nee MacTavish).  Proud and loving father of Glenn (Christine) and Sheena (Jason). Much loved Gampy of Elly and Ruby. Fond son-in-law of Shirley MacTavish. Dear brother of John, Theresa, Linda and James. Predeceased by his sister Phyllis and his brothers Patrick and Robert Jr.  Sadly missed by his many sisters-in-law, brothers-in-law, nieces and nephews. Friends may pay their respects at Hillcrest Funeral Home 151 Bond Street, Vankleek Hill on Wednesday March 28, 2012 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. followed by a Funeral Service  at 2 p.m. at St. John’s Anglican Church Vankleek Hill.Interment McLaughlin Cemetery, Vankleek Hill, Ontario. In memory of Donald’s generous and caring spirit, a donation Hawkesbury Youth Club 600, Higginson Street, Hawkesbury, ON K6A 1H1 or the Hawkesbury Central Food Bank, 548 Main Street East, Hawkesbury, ON K6A 1A9 would be appreciated. For condolences donations and tributes online please visit

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