A. Malcolm Burton

March 13, 2019 West Grove, PA Passionate about his family, fishing, hunting and Philadelphia sports

A. Malcolm Burton, age 86 of West Grove and formerly of Kennett Square, PA, passed away on Wednesday, March 13, 2019 at his home surrounded by his loving family.

He was the husband of Mary S. Burton, with whom he shared nearly 63 years of marriage. Born 1932 in Kennett Square, PA, he was the son of the late Joseph M. Burton (Bat) and the late Dorothy E. Miller Burton.

Malcolm attended Kennett High School. He retired from Chester County Prison with 19 years of service as a correctional officer. He was a member of Grace Fellowship Church. He enjoyed spending time with his family, fishing and hunting. Malcolm was also a big Phillies and Sixers fan.

Malcolm is survived by his wife, Mary; his son, Steve (Ruth) Burton of Middletown, DE; his daughters, Sherri (Gary) Kachnycz of Oxford, PA, Kathy (Jeff) Michael of North East, MD and Joy (Todd) Curry of Lincoln University, PA; his brother, Robert A. Burton; as well as 10 grandchildren.

Malcolm was preceded in death by his brother, John Sutton.

You are invited to visit with Malcolm’s family and friends on Monday, March 18, 2019 from 9:00 to 10:30AM at Kuzo Funeral Home, 250 W. State St., Kennett Square, PA 19348. Services for Malcolm will begin at 10:30AM. Interment will be private.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial contributions be made to Grace Fellowship Church, P.O. Box 604, Unionville, PA  19375.

Arrangements by Kuzo Funeral Home of Kennett Square, PA.

Message from the Family

We thank you for your support during this difficult time. Please share with us your fond memories of Malcolm.

Memorial Donations

Grace Fellowship Church

The family kindly requests donations in Malcolm's honor be mailed to:

Grace Fellowship Church
P.O. Box 604
Unionville, PA 19375



March 18, 2019 9:00AM to 10:30AM Kuzo Funeral Home
250 W. State Street
Kennett Square, PA 19348

Funeral Service

March 18, 2019 10:30AM Kuzo Funeral Home
250 W. State Street
Kennett Square, PA 19348




  1. Thoughts and prayers to the family. I spent many days at the Burton home when I was young, very fond memories. Cherish your memories and he will live on forever. (Friend of Kathy)

    Beth Reeves Thomas | March 30, 2019 at 10:37 PM
  2. Mary and family. So sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers go out to all of you. Sending my Love

    Sarann J White | March 17, 2019 at 2:16 PM
  3. I am so sorry to hear about Mr. Burton’s passing. I spent a lot of time at the Burton home when I was younger. Mr. and Mrs. Burton were always so kind. May Malcolm’s memory always be a blessing.

    ~ Liz Myers DeRosa (childhood friend of Joy)

    Elizabeth DeRosa | March 15, 2019 at 7:06 PM

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