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Donald B. Rodkey

AGE: 85 • New Castle

Donald B. Rodkey, age 85, passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family Tuesday, March 29, 2016. Don lived in Lewistown, PA, before moving to New Castle, DE. After retirement he moved to Cape Coral, FL. Don proudly served his country in the US Navy during the Korean War. He retired from General Motors after 34 years of dedicated service. Don loved going to casinos and celebrating the holidays surrounded by family. He enjoyed fishing and crabbing at the beach. Don also liked watching WW II and western movies.

Don is survived by his longtime companion, Carolyn; children: Brian Rodkey (Monica), Denise Minutola (Tony), Brenda Price (Jamie), and Sharon Rodkey; 12 grandchildren; 1 great grandchild; brother, Edward; and sisters, Jean and Kay. He was preceded in death by his parents, James and E. Katherine Rodkey; and brother-in-law, Stan.

A visitation will be held Wednesday, April 6, 2016 from 9:30-11 AM in the Strano & Feeley Family Funeral Home, 635 Churchmans Rd., Newark, DE 19702 followed by a service in celebration of Don's life at 11 AM. Interment will follow in Delaware Veterans Memorial Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to the , 399 Market St., Ste. 102, Philadelphia, PA 19106. For directions or to send an online condolence visit

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Published in The News Journal from Apr. 2 to Apr. 4, 2016
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