Donald S. Winnie Jr., age 64, a winter resident of Beverly Hills, Fla., from Cortland, N.Y., passed away Feb. 7, 2014, under the loving care of his family and HPH Hospice. Born Oct. 30, 1949, in Syracuse, N.Y., to Donald S., Sr. and Shirley L. (Denney) Winnie, Donald was an Army veteran, a retired janitor from SUNY Cortland, a member of the American Legion and East Homer United Methodist Church.
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He is survived by his wife of 43 years, Nancy L. Winnie; two children, Crystol L (Jeremy) Benedict of Homer, N.Y., and Stanley (Cadee) Winnie of Inver Grove Heights, Minn.; one sister, Paula Commarck; one brother, Kevin (Kathy) Winnie; and three grandchildren, Sabrina Benedict, Dominic Winnie and Danica Winnie.
Private cremation will take place under the direction of Brown Funeral Home and Crematory in Lecanto, Fla. Burial will be in Cortland, N.Y., at a later date.
A special thank you to all the staff of HPH Hospice. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to HPH Hospice in memory of Donald Winnie Jr.
Published in Citrus County Chronicle on Feb. 10, 2014