Melvin C. MacBurney, 86, of Huron died Tuesday, June 8, 2010, at Stein Hospice Inpatient Unit, Sandusky.
He was born Nov. 17, 1923, in Waterbury, Conn., and moved to Huron in 1966 coming from Terryville, Conn. He was a U.S. Air Force veteran and served during World War II. He worked for General Motors-New Departure Hyatt, Bristol, Conn., and Sandusky, retiring in 1980.
He was a member of Terryville Congregational Church in Terryville. He enjoyed bowling and golfing and took pride in his yard work around his house. He was a past officer of the Huron Lions Club.
He is survived by two daughters, Charlotte MacBurney of Sandusky and Christine (Donald) Bozicevich of Huron; and two grandchildren, Kelly and Ryan Bozicevich.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Marie Frances (Freimuth) MacBurney in 2008; and his parents, Harry and Mabel (Snyder) McBurney.
There will be a private family service with burial at Scott Cemetery, Huron.
Contributions may be given to Stein Hospice Services, 1200 Sycamore Line, Sandusky, OH 44870 or Humane Society of Erie County, 1911 Superior St., Sandusky, OH 44870.
Foster Funeral Home, 410 Main St., Huron, is handling the arrangements. Condolences may be shared at fosterfh.com.