Mr. Burdett Lee-Webster "Burt" Day, 72, formerly of Swampscott, Mass. and Jackson, died on Monday, March 4, 2013, with his family at his side, after a lengthy illness at the Essex Park Rehab in Beverly, Mass.
Born and raised in Brentwood, he was the son of the late George Albert Day Jr. and Ruth Sophia (Erickson) Day.
A master electrician, he was the owner of Day Electric, serving the North Shore and Boston Areas for over 30 years.
He enjoyed gardening, playing darts, skiing, collecting antiques, walking the beach, and working as an electrician. He was an avid blood donor for the American Red Cross, and a frequent donator of items to the Jackson, NH Historical Society. He also enjoyed working on his properties in downtown Jackson, and building his dream house, which unfortunately he was unable to complete due to his sudden illness.
Burt is survived by a son, Christopher B. Day and his wife, Margaret, of Fitchburg, Mass.; three daughters, Laura Lee Day Robollo and her husband, Carlos, of Florida, Lisa J. Reid, of Salem, Mass., and her former husband, William Reid, of New Hampshire, and Linda J. Cleary, of Boxford, Mass.; seven grandchildren, Heather Reid, Corinne Reid, Daniel Cleary, Rebecca Cleary, Nathan Cleary, Madilyn Day, and Ethan Day; a great-grandson, Mathus Barratt; his brothers and sisters Jean, Joan, Nancy, Albert, and Eric Day, and Janet Ventullo; his former wife, Mary (Pennock) Day, of Florida, as well as many nieces and nephews. He was also the brother of the late Jeff and Charles Day.
His funeral will be held on Friday, March 8, at 11 a.m. in the Solimine Landergan and Richardson Funeral Home at 67 Ocean Street (Roue 1A) in Lynn, Mass. Burial will be private. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited. Visiting hour's Thursday 4 to 8 p.m. Directions and guestbook at www.solimine.com.