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Donald H. Church

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Donald H. Church, of Berkley, died April 19, 2014 in the South Shore Hospital at the age of 81. Donald was born in Brockton, son of the late Madeline E. (Burrill) and William Church Jr . Donald was raised and educated in Bridgewater School System and attended Northeastern University Mr. Church was a scheduler at the General Dynamics Shipyard in Quincy and served in the U.S. Navy during the Korean War. Loving husband of the late E. Jean (Prout) Church. Loving father of William Church and his wife Ann of Berkley and Dawn E. Church of Fall River. Loving brother of Herbert Church of Norton and the late Doris Pratti. Loving grandfather of Kellie and Mark Smith, Alaina Harris, Michael and Leah Church, Diann Church and Kara and Paul Beach. Also survived by several nieces and nephews. Donald was a member of the Masonic Lodge and a member of The American Legion Post, Norton, MA. Donald was a past Boy Scout Leader. He was an avid New England Patriot and Red Sox fan. In his spare time he enjoyed horseshoes, bocce and bowling. Friends and family are invited to the visiting hours in the Prophett-Chapman, Cole & Gleason Funeral Home, 98 Bedford St., Bridgewater, Wednesday from 5-8 p.m. A funeral service will be held Thursday 11:30 a.m. Burial will follow in Mt. Prospect Cemetery, Bridgewater. In lieu of flowers donations in Donald's memory may be sent to the Open Shelves Food Pantry, 96 Myricks St., Berkley, MA 02779. For online guestbook and directions, please visit www.ccgfuneralhome.com Prophett-Chapman Cole & Gleason 508-697-4332

Published in The Enterprise on Apr. 22, 2014
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