Christopher S. Gorton, 35, passed away on Wednesday, December 9, 2020.
Born in Providence, he was a son of the late Earl and Margaret (McGuire) Gorton. Chris was the owner and operator of Gorton’s Small Engine. He was also a gifted accordion player. He was the only person to win the New England Music Festival Accordion Championship three years in a row. In 2003 he competed in the World Cup Accordion Competition representing the United States. Chris also enjoyed boating, ice hockey, skiing and spending time with his family and friends.
He leaves one sister, Karen Gorton Rodrigues of Providence, two brothers, Mark D. Gorton of Rehoboth and Joshua M. Gorton of Providence, four nephews and two nieces.
His funeral service will be private.