Donald G. Marabell Sr. of Tunkhannock died at his home on Sunday, March 2, 2014.
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He was born in Tunkhannock on February 29, 1944, son of the late Theodore and Ruth Steinrock Marabell.
Don was a graduate of Tunkhannock High School Class of 1962. He was a U.S. Air Force veteran serving in Vietnam and was the owner operator of an over the road tractor trailer.
He enjoyed sports especially golf and was an avid baseball fan who enjoyed rooting for the New York Yankees. Donald was a member of the 1956 Tunkhannock Little League All-Star team that advanced to Little League World Series in Williamsport. He played third base on the team. Don also enjoyed fishing trips to Canada (Dorvell Lodge) with his dad, mom, sons, daughter and nephews.
Preceding him in death were brothers: Lewis and Joseph Marabell.
Surviving are sons: Donald G. Marabell Jr. of Dallas, Texas, and Jason P. Marabell of East Stroudsburg; daughter Erin L. Marabell of Ithaca, N.Y.; brother Theodore Marabell of Tunkhannock; sister Marie Marcy of Scranton; grandchildren: Sadie Rose Marabell, Paul Hunter Marabell, Jason Paul Marabell Jr. and Brady James Marabell; and several nieces and nephews.
A memorial service was held on Sunday afternoon, March 9, from the Sheldon-Kukuchka Funeral Home Inc., 73 W. Tioga St., Tunkhannock, with Pastor Peter Geschwindner of the Tunkhannock United Methodist Church.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.sheldonkukuchkafuneralhome.com.
Sheldon - Kukuchka Funeral Home - Tunkhannock
73 West Tioga Street Tunkhannock, PA 18657
Published in The Wyoming County Examiner from Mar. 12 to Mar. 18, 2014