Donald was an Army veteran serving with the 109th Infantry in Germany. He had been employed by Sylvania in Towanda for over 28 years and after retiring from there, he started Don’s Produce, delivering to numerous local restaurants for over 10 years.
Surviving are his wife of 59 years, Sylvania Supeck Pennay; daughter and husband, Linda and Gary Custer of Tunkhannock; sisters, Marie Thinglestad of Kansas, Jean Sands and Alice Sherwood, both of Meshoppen and Irene Shiffer of Tunkhannock; grandchildren, Brittany Schmidt, Wesley and Jenna Custer of Tunkhannock and great-grandchildren, Jerry Schmidt, III and Zoe Schmidt.
A memorial service was held on Saturday, Jan. 4, 2014 at 2 p.m. from the Sheldon- Kukuchka Funeral Home, Inc., 73 W. Tioga St., Tunkhannock, with Rev. Gil Clark, Pastor of the Russell Hill United Methodist.
Those wishing to make memorial contributions may send them to the Russell Hill United Methodist Church.
On line condolences may be sent to the family at www.sheldonkukuchkafuneralhome.com.