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Donald R. Weatherwalks

1949 - 2016 Donald R. Weatherwalks, of the Town of Florida died unexpectedly at Berkshire Medical Center on Saturday, July 9, 2016 at 67 years old. Don was born to Thelma and Leonard Weatherwalks on June 10, 1949 in Patterson, New Jersey. After attending Lenape Regional High School, Donald enlisted in the United States Marine Corps. He proudly and bravely served his country in Vietnam in which he received numerous Purple Hearts. After returning home, Don worked for the state and started to help raise his family, which was his biggest honor and gave him the most pride. Don enjoyed lending a helping hand whenever he could. He enjoyed serving not just his country but his community as well. He volunteered at the Florida Volunteer Fire Department for 17 years, where he was the president of the Florida Volunteer Fire Association. He also was a member of the Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency, he was a longtime town selectman as well as the Town of Florida's Civil Defense Director. He also actively helped fellow local veterans. When he had free time he chose to spend it with family and friends along with hunting, or riding his Harley. Don is survived by his wife Dianne of 29 years. His three children, Donald Weatherwalks JR and his wife Samantha of Myrtle Beach, SC. Steven Weatherwalks of Bath, Maine, and Ashley Weatherwalks, of Florida, MA. He also leaves his two grandsons, Gavin and Camden. He leaves a brother, Leonard Weatherwalks and his wife Barbara of New Jersey, and their daughters. Along with his beloved family, he leaves many friends and loved ones too soon. For one last time, Semper Fi, our hero, Lance Corporal Weatherwalks. FUNERAL NOTICE: A graveside service for Donald Weatherwalks will be held Friday July 15, 2016 at 10:00 AM at the Florida Church Cemetery. Calling hours at FLYNN & DAGNOLI-MONTAGNA HOME FOR FUNERALS WEST CHAPELS, 521 West Main St. North Adams, MA are Thursday from 3-7 PM. Memorial donations in his memory may be made to the Florida Volunteer Fire Dept. in care of the funeral home. To add to the Book of Memories, please visit www.flynndagnolifuneralhomes.com
Published in The Berkshire Eagle on July 13, 2016
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