RICHFORD: Leon Arthur Burnor, 75, passed away on Sunday, March 14, 2021, at St. Albans Health & Rehab. He was born on June 19, 1945, son of the late Arnold and Jean (Duffy) Burnor.
Leon grew up in Jeffersonville and graduated from Cambridge High School. He was a member of the 131st Engineers Co. ARNG of Vermont serving in Vietnam. Leon was employed as a machinist and retired from General Electric in Burlington.
Leon enjoyed being with his grandparents, whether at the grandparents’ “Duffy” farm surrounded by family and friends, or with grandparents, “Burnor” at their home, where together they would sit and admire the beautiful fish aquariums he spent hours maintaining. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, reading, and as an animal lover spending time with his three cats.
Over the years he had been a constable and a member of the cemetery association of Belvidere.
Leon is survived by his loving, dedicated partner Arlene Corey; his brother Larry Burnor of Jeffersonville, his sisters Barbara Walsh and husband Tom of Ocala, FL, Tina Flora and husband Frank of Cambridge; his nephew Jaime Flora and daughter Joselyn of Fort Myers, FL.; Aunts, Uncles and cousins.
Leon was predeceased by his nephew Dana, (Fr, Joannes Sweetser in Rome, Italy) in 2009.
Per Leon’s request, his services will be private and at the convenience of his family.
Memorial contributions in Leon’s memory may be made to American Diabetes Association, VT Affiliates, 77 Hegeman Ave., Colchester, VT 05446.
The family invites you to share your memories and condolences by visiting awrfh.com.