Winterbourne, Donald P. LATHAM Donald P. Winterbourne, 84, beloved husband of Marian Link Winterbourne, died Saturday, October 5, 2013 at the Daughters of Sarah Nursing Center after a long illness. He was born in Troy on May 27, 1929, the son of the late Herbert and Elizabeth McGuire Winterbourne. He was a Watervliet resident for most of his life before moving to Latham in 1996. He attended St. Brigid's School and was a 1948 graduate of Catholic Central High School in Troy where he excelled in football and baseball and was known as "crazy legs". He was a Watervliet firefighter from 1950-57 before going to work as a retail salesman for Freihofer Baking Company. He went on to become a wholesale salesman before becoming supervisor of sales in Albany. He helped establish and set up new wholesale routes for the company in Springfield, Mass., Cromwell, Conn. and Nanuet, N.Y. before retiring in 1989. He played for Cocca's Diner in the Watervliet Softball League and was a member of the Watervliet Lodge of Elks 1500 and also was a bartender at the Watervliet VFW Post 729 where he was a social member. Most of all, he was a loving husband of 60 years and a dedicated father and grandfather to his children and grandchildren. Besides his wife Marian, he is survived by his loving children, Paul H. Winterbourne and Donald E. (Lori) Winterbourne of Watervliet and Linda J. (Tom) Kelleher of Albany; four grandchildren, Brian and Amy Kelleher and Lindsey and Kevin Winterbourne. He was predeceased by his brother, Herbert J. Winterbourne. The family would like to thank the staff of the Daughters of Sarah for their loving and devoted care of Don especially Ros, Stacey and Michael. The funeral service will be Wednesday at 10 a.m. at the Parker Bros. Memorial, 2013 Broadway, Watervliet followed by burial in Memory Gardens, Colonie. Relatives and friends may call at the funeral home on Tuesday from 4-7 p.m. Condolence book at ParkerBrosMemorial.com
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Parker Bros. Memorial Funeral Home, Inc.
Watervliet, NY 12189-2225
Published in Albany Times Union from Oct. 6 to Oct. 7, 2013