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Donald W. Schultz

By Howard B. Owens

Darien -  Donald W. Schultz, 83,  of Darien, NY passed away at his home Thursday (December 27, 2012).    Donald was born June 15th, 1929, in Buffalo, son of the late Herman and Viola (Neubauer) Schultz.

He served with the United States Navy aboard the USS Verdin during the Korean War, retiring from Westinghouse in 1985 and the Pembroke Thruway service station in 1991.

He enjoyed classic cinema and the company of his children, grandchildren, and dog Blackjack.

He was preceded in death by his loving wife Felicia Ann Rogowski Schultz in 1991 and son Roger in 1985.

He is survived by his children; sons William of West Seneca and Pastor Kenneth (Rhonda) Schultz of Randolph, daughters Beverly of Tuscon, AZ, Francine (Dennis) Alessi of Darien, and Kathy (Daniel) Ferrara of LeRoy.  He is also survived by his grandchildren -- Darrell Gulledge, Rebecca Hazen, Robert and Jill Paxon, Jason Alessi, Jonathan, Matthew, and Mark Schultz, Marygrace and Daniel Ferrara -- and 6 great-grandchildren.

Friends will be welcomed by the family from 4-7 PM Sunday at the C.B. Beach & Son Mortuary, Inc. 4 Main St., Corfu.  In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Darien Fire Company PO Box 135, Darien Center, NY 14040.

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