ANGELICA - Donn H. Granger, 89, of 5598 Van Allen Road, passed away Wednesday (Aug. 20, 2014) in Wellsville, following a lengthy illness.
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Born April 26, 1925 in Corry, Pa., he was the son of Harlan and Fenella Granger. On July 4, 1953, he married the former Rosalie M. Hayes, who survives.
Donn had resided most of his life in Angelica, and was a graduate of Cuba Central School. For several years, he was a heavy equipment operator for Groves Construction Co., and for many years he was a dairy farmer in the town of Angelica.
He enjoyed hunting, fishing, golfing and was an avid reader. Most of all, he loved his family and being with them.
He was a member of St. Patrick's Church of Belfast, member of the Hill-Warner American Legion Post 414 of Angelica, and had been town councilman for the town of Angelica for several years.
Surviving in addition to his wife Rosalie are two sons, Donald P. Granger of Angelica, William J. Granger of New York City; seven grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; a brother, Harlan (Barbara) Granger of Rochester; two sisters, Dorothy Robinson of Florida, Marie (Walt) Petrick of Pennsylvania; and many nephews, nieces and cousins.
Predeceased by a son, Daniel R. Granger; a daughter, Deborah Ann Histed Granger; and a brother, Roland Granger.
Friends may call from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Monday at the Treusdell Funeral Home, Belfast. The rosary will be recited at 8:30 p.m. Monday. Prayers will be recited at 10:15 a.m. Tuesday (Aug. 26, 2014) at the funeral home, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 11 a.m. at St. Patrick's Church. The Rev. Dennis Mancuso, pastor, will be celebrant, and burial will be in Until the Day Dawn Cemetery, Angelica.
Online condolences may be made for the family at www.treusdell funeralhome.com.
Treusdell Funeral Home
65 Main St
Belfast, NY 14711
Published in The Olean Times Herald on Aug. 21, 2014