Barton Tomlinson, 98, of Oyster Harbors, passed away on Friday, November 24, 2017 at home.
Bart was the son of Everett and Olive Barton Tomlinson of Batavia, NY. He was predeceased by his loving wife Mary in 2008.
He is survived by his daughters, Shirley Condon of Berkeley, CA and Betty Ryan and her husband James of Osterville and grandchildren Brenna Condon of Berkley and Dr. Timothy Ryan and his wife Erin of St. Louis, brother-in-law, Gerry Mulcahy of Virginia and several nieces and nephews including Rob Nichols and his wife Kim of Hyannis.
Bart was educated at Batavia High School and Syracuse University. He served his country during WWII in the U.S. Navy.
He was president and co-owner of Batavia Metal Products from which he retired in 1983.
He was an avid model railroader and had a large O-Guage layout over his garage. Bart was a volunteer for the Red Cross for many years, driving patients to Boston hospitals for appointments. He was a well-known philanthropist, giving time and funds to many charities.
Bart was dearly loved and deeply missed.
Visiting hours will be from 4 to 7pm on Wednesday, November 29th at the John-Lawrence Funeral Home, 3778 Falmouth Road, Marstons Mills. A funeral service will be celebrated on Thursday at 11 am at St. Peter’s Episcopal Church, Wianno Ave., Osterville. Burial will follow in the Massachusetts National Cemetery in Bourne at 1:30 pm.
Memorial donations in Bart’s memory may be made to St. Peter’s Episcopal Church or to Cape Cod Hospital.