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Donald C. Holt


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Donald C. Holt Obituary
Donald C. Holt, age 91, of Hambden Twp., died on Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2018, at Blossom Hill Care Center.
He was born on May 17, 1926, in East Liverpool, OH, to Sylvester A. and Mary Ann (Nee: Hamilton) Holt.
Don was a graduate of Mount Union College, and received his MS of Earth Science from University of Notre Dame. He was a Seaman 1st Class, Radio Operator, in the US Navy during WWII. On June 5, 1950, he married Wanda Mae (Nee: Moyer) in Alliance, OH.
Don had been a science teacher for Newbury Local Schools from 1959 until retiring in 1982. He also was a basketball coach, a golf coach and the club pro at Pleasant Hill Golf Course for many years. He served as an official for the Junior PGA and served on the Board of the Geauga Credit Union.
Survivors include his children, Christine (Tom) Koster of Greentown, PA, Kathleen Turk of Bainbridge, OH, Patrick (Becky) of Freeland, MD, Kevin (Dee) of Burton Village, OH, Terence (Tina) of Longmont, CO, and Daniel (Char) of Mentor, OH; 12 Grandchildren; Many Great-grandchildren.
Don was preceded in death by his wife (Sept 16, 2010) and 2 Brothers.
The family will receive friends from 5 to 8 p.m. on Thur. Jan. 11, at the Burr Funeral Home, 116 South St., Chardon, OH.
A "Liturgy of the Word" Service will be on Fri. Jan. 12, at 11 a.m. at St. Patrick's Catholic Church, 16550 Rock Creek Rd., Thompson, OH, followed by interment in Hambden Twp. Cemetery.
Donations are suggested to Blossom Hill Care Center, Activities Fund, 12496 Princeton Rd, Huntsburg, OH 44046.
The family wishes to thank them for their loving & wonderful care.
Information & condolences online at www.burrservice.com
Published in The News-Herald on Jan. 10, 2018
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