Burton "Bud" E. Hart
Burton “ Bud” E. Hart, 84 of Elba, died peacefully surrounded by family November 19, 2012 at the United Memorial Medical Center. He was born March 12, 1928 in Elba to the late William (Fern Waterstreet) Hart. Bud was a lifelong farmer on the Elba muck lands and was an avid outdoorsman who enjoyed hunting, fishing, camping, and gardening. He was known for his sense of humor, gentle soul, and soft heart. He is preceded in death by a brother Howard Hart and sister Betty Andrews.
He is survived by his beloved wife of 57 years Eleanor M. (Dunn) Hart of Elba; son Todd (Valerie) Hart of Batavia; daughters Kim (Daniel) Scott of Byron; Pamela (Charles) Gugel of Batavia; grandchildren Katelyn and Jason Scott, Brett (Emily) Squire, Jeremy Squire, along with several nieces and nephews.
A Memorial Service will be 10:00 AM on Saturday November 24, 2012 at the First Presbyterian Church 23 North Main St. Elba, NY 14058. Interment will take place in Maple Lawn Cemetery, Elba.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the Crossroads House PO Box 403 Batavia, NY 14020 or to the First Presbyterian Church 23 North Main St. Elba, NY 14058. For more information or to sign the online guest registry please visit www.gilmartinfuneralhome.com or call 343-8260. Arrangements completed by Gilmartin Funeral Home & Cremation Company, Inc. 329-333 West Main Street Batavia, NY 14020.