Richard M. Burritt, 79, a resident of West Second St. Oswego, passed away October 16, 2009 at University Hospital, Syracuse.
Born in Schenectady, NY, he was the son of the late Elmer O. and Dorothy (McKay) Burritt.
Rich was the Owner and Operator of Burritt Motors in Oswego for many years. He also managed various Auto Dealers in Palm Springs, California and was a previous owner of Oswego Auto Parts.
Mr. Burritt served on the Oswego County Savings Board.
He enjoyed his family, winters in California, golfing and boating. He was an avid YankeeÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s and SU fan.
Surviving is his wife, Barbara (Michaud) Burritt with whom celebrated their 60th Anniversary April 17th; a son, Chris (Sue) Burritt of Oswego; two daughters, Michelle (Jim) Higgins of Oswego; Sherry (Bob) Day of Fair Haven; a brother, Hugh (Grace) Burritt of Oswego; two sisters, Carolyn Miller and Barbara (Leo) Bishop, both of Florida; eleven grandchildren, two great-grandchildren.
The Family invites friends to join them for a Funeral Service on Wednesday at 7p.m. at the Elim Grace Christian Church, West First St. Oswego. Visitation will be held prior from 4-7p.m. at the Nelson Funeral Home, 11 W. Albany St. Oswego.
In Lieu of Flowers, contributions can be made to the Oswego Hospital building fund or Elim Grace Church fund.
Online condolences may be made at www.nelson-funeralhome.com