Donald W. Vickery, 90, of Natick died Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014 at the Metrowest Medical Center (Leonard Morse Hospital) of Natick. Born in Hingham on Sept. 29, 1923, he was raised in Cohasset, MA. Beloved husband of Catherine P. (Schumb) Doucette of Medford and Natick and brother of the late Doris Doyle of Weymouth and her late husband Fred. Donald leaves a son, three daughters, grandchildren, two nephews, four stepchildren and their children. Brother-in-law of Annamae Conserva and her husband Ralph of Tewksbury, Joann Schumb of N. Reading and her late husband Charles, the late Virginia Richardson and her late husband Charles, the late Charlotte Fortin and her husband Robert of Holliston, as well as the caring staff of Elliot Health care Center of Natick. A WWII U.S. Army Veteran who served well in the European Theater and a member of the Natick Chapter of Disabled American Veterans. After his retirement as a counselor from the U.S. Postal Service, he worked for JFK Transportation of Natick. Don made his home in Natick in 1977, was an avid golfer, sports enthusiast, a great fan of Natick High Sports, having been a youthful athlete himself. Don was a fifty-year friend of Bill W. Funeral from the John Everett & Sons Funeral Home, 4 Park St., at Natick Common, on Monday, Feb. 24, at 9 a.m. Mass of Christian Burial in St. Patrick Church, 44 E. Central St., Natick, at 10 a.m. Relatives and friends respectfully invited. Interment in St. Patrick Cemetery, Natick with Military Honors. Visiting hours Sunday, Feb. 23, from 2 - 4 p.m. Contributions in Dons memory may be made to St. Patricks Church, 44 E. Central St., Natick, MA 01760. For directions or to send the family a condolence, please visit www.everettfuneral.com.
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Published in The Patriot Ledger on Feb. 21, 2014