182 Years of Courteous Professional Service
Arthur "Joe" Gorton (April 23rd, 2018)
Arthur "Joe" Gorton, 89, of Mexico, passed away at home on April 23, 2018. Joe was born March 20, 1929 in New Haven to Arthur and Rose Gorton. He graduated from Mexico High School in 1947. He was a Korean Army veteran stationed in Greenland. Joe worked at Nestles for 44 years as a mechanic.

He was a member of the Mexico Fire Department, American Legion and VFW, Moose Club, and the United Methodist Church of Mexico. Joe loved wood working and caring for his lawn and garden. He was a devoted father and grandfather doing all he could for his family. He was predeceased by his partner of 30 years, Norma Shortslef.

Surviving are his children, Melanie Gorton, Michelle (Charles) Flanagan, Melissa Gorton, Merrilee Gorton; grandchildren, Jacob, Tonaya, and Zianna.

Funeral services will be held Friday at 5 p.m. a the Harter Funeral Home, 9 Washington Ave. in Mexico. Calling hours will be from 3 to 5 p.m. prior to the service. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to ARC of Oswego County or Hospice of Oswego County.

Harter Funeral Home
2983 W. Main St.
Parish, NY 13114
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