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Donald R. Shellenberger

1933 - 2014 | Obituary Condolences
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Donald R. Shellenberger

Donald R. Shellenberger, age 80, of Akron, passed away May 2, 2014.

A proud Veteran of the United States Marine Corps, he was the devoted husband for 55 years to Judith (nee: Furry); loving father of Linda Gibson, Donna Kulcsar and Joyce (Scott) Aitken; and proud grandfather of Ryan, Mitchell, Brent, Tyler, Matthew, Myles and Gavin; and great-grandfather of Brent Jr.

Donald was a member of the Masonic Lodge Valley of Akron Chapter, American Legion Post 281 and Shriners International. He loved his country, and all Cleveland sports teams. He was born and raised in Conneaut Lake, Pa. and moved to Ohio in 1959 where he worked as a machinist for Air Craft Breaking Company which is now Goodyear Rubber

Family will receive friends Wednesday, May 7 from 4 to 8 p.m. at the CATAVOLOS FUNERAL HOME, 3653 West Market St., Fairlawn, where funeral services will be held Thursday at 10 a.m. Reverend Lynn Driver will be officiating. Entombment will be at Rose Hill Burial Park at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations be made in Donald's name to Hospice of VNS 3358 Ridgewood Rd., Akron, OH 44333 or Interim Hospice for Veterans, 3040 W. Market St., Akron, OH 44333.

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Published in Akron Beacon Journal on May 6, 2014
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