WILKES-BARRE — Donald C. Kemmerer Sr., 77, of Wilkes-Barre, passed away on Thursday, Feb. 13, 2014, at the Wilkes-Barre General Hospital.
He was born in Wilkes-Barre on Dec. 20, 1936, a son of the late Edward and Rose Hummer Kemmerer. Donald was a graduate of St. Nicholas High School in Wilkes-Barre, class of 1955.
Prior to his retirement, he had been employed for many years as a masonry contractor with the Henry Kemmerer & Sons Masonry Co. Donald was a member of St. Andrew's Parish in Wilkes-Barre.
He was preceded in death by his sister, Theresa Kemmerer.
Donald is survived by his wife of 54 years, Lorraine Klosko Kemmerer; son, Donald C. Kemmerer Jr., and his wife, Cheryl, Wilkes-Barre; daughter, Cheryl Pollick, and her husband, John, Larksville; grandsons, Erik Kemmerer and Christopher Pollick; brother, Edward Kemmerer, and his wife, Marie, New Jersey; sisters, Rosemary Tedesco and her husband, Al, Exeter, and Mary May and her husband, Jack, Nanticoke; nieces and nephews.
Private funeral services will be at the convenience of the family from the Nat & Gawlas Funeral Home, Wilkes-Barre.
Online condolences may be sent by visiting Donald's obituary at www.natandgawlasfuneralhome.com.