Donald J. (Hoss) Higgins, 66, of Hazleton passed away Tuesday, April 8, 2014, at his home.
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Born in Wilkes-Barre on April 5, 1948, he was a son of the late Donald C. and Margaret E. (Margie) Mappes Higgins.
He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy.
He was a member of the Jeddo Stars Athletic Association, where he served as an officer. He was a life member of the Liverpool American Legion and was an avid fisherman.
Prior to retiring, he was employed by CertainTeed, Mountain Top.
Surviving are his wife, Lorraine A. Matrishion Higgins; children, Kimberly Rose and husband, Jason, Wyoming; William Higgins and wife, Laura, Pittston; Daniel Tolotti, Weston; and Amanda Tolotti, Wilkes-Barre; grandchildren, Joshua Kachurick and Jacinda Rose; and brother, William Higgins, Nuangola.
A private interment will be held at the convenience of the family.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Kniffen O'Malley Funeral Home, Wilkes-Barre.
Condolences may be sent at www.TributesofLife.com.
Kniffen O'Malley Funeral Home, Inc.
465 Main Street Wilkes-Barre, PA 18701
Published in Citizens' Voice from Apr. 10 to Apr. 11, 2014