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Donald Mutz, age 75, of Greenwich, CT, passed away on March 6, 2013 at Connecticut Hospice in Branford. He was born in Brooklyn, NY. After graduating from Port Chester High School, he joined the U.S. Navy where he served on the USS Pine Island and The Oriskany from August 1955 to 1959. After leaving the Navy, he worked at Electrolux in Old Greenwich, CT. In 1969, he joined the Greenwich Fire Department where he served for 26 years. Donald had a love for many things in his life. Known for his magnetic personality, he always had a smile on his face and a funny tale to tell. Donald was easily recognized by his signature curled mustache. He had many hobbies, including restoring an old Triumph motorcycle which he spent endless hours riding. He enoyed vacationing with his children and spending time with his grandchildren. A multifaceted man, he loved antiques, world history, British comedies and Warner Brothers cartoons. Donald appreciated country and bluegrass music from the 1950's. He joined St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Rye Brook, NY where he was a very devoted and active member as well as serving on the church council.
He is survived by his beloved wife, Ronda Davis Mutz of Greenwich, devoted children Derek Mutz and his wife Tina of Trumbull and Christina Carello and her husband Chris of Newtown; four cherished grandchildren Patrick Carello, Ryan Mutz, Jack Carello and Alexander Mutz; a brother, Shang Jung of Port Chester, NY and loving niece Courtney Callo and her family of Manchester, VT. He is predeceased by his parents, Reinhold and Agnes Mutz, and his brother Peter Mutz. Friends and family are invited to attend a Memorial Service on Saturday, March 23rd at 10:00 a.m. at St. Paul's Evangelical Lutheran Church in Rye Brook, NY. Interment will be private. Arrangements in care of the Cyril F. Mullins Funeral Home, 399 White Plains Rd., Trumbull. Memorial contributions may be made to The Connecticut Hospice in Branford. To leave an online condolence please visit http://www.mullinsfh.com/
Published in GreenwichTime on Mar. 20, 2013