Donald G. Fiorini, 94, of Dushore, died Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014, at his home.
Born June 7, 1920 in Sayre, he was a son of the late John and Giordanna Panichi Fiorini. His wife of 70 years, the former Feloma K. DeNoia, preceded him in death on April 18, 2010.
Don served his country honorably in the 321st regiment of the 81st Infantry Wildcat Division of the U.S. Army. He graduated from basic training in California, and then served in the Western Pacific during WWII. He was wounded on the Island of Peleliu and received a Purple Heart for his sacrifices. Don was also awarded the Good Conduct Medal, Philippines Liberation Medal, three Bronze Stars, and the Victory Medal.
Don loved the outdoors and was an avid hunter and fisherman.
Surviving are a daughter, Donna L. (Rodney) Saylor of Waverly, N.Y.; three grandchildren, Adam Saylor of California, Elizabeth (Justin) Saylor-Laudano of North Carolina, and Katherine of North Carolina; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 20, at McCarty-Thomas Funeral Home, 557 E. Water St., Hughesville, with Rev. Rodney H. Saylor officiating. Burial will follow in Fairview Cemetery, Dushore. Friends may call from 2 to 3 p.m. Saturday, at the funeral home.
Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family at www.mccartythomas.com