Donald F. Hart
1941 - 2021
March 10, 1941
June 5, 2021
Gilbert Funeral Home & Crematory - Boston
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Donald F. Hart, 80, of Elizabeth Township, passed away Saturday, June 5, 2021. He was born March 10, 1941, in McKeesport, and was the son of the late Elmer B. and Edith (Deeds) Hart. He was a graduate of McKeesport High School, obtained his B.S. in mathematics from the West Virginia Wesleyan College and his M.ED. from the University of Pittsburgh. Donald worked as a mathematics teacher for Elizabeth Forward School District, where he retired after 31 years. He was a member of Wesley United Methodist Church in White Oak, where he held numerous leadership positions during his lifetime. These included many years as chairperson of the staff Parish Relations Committee and as the church's delegate to the Western Pennsylvania Annual Conference. Donald was an avid reader, he enjoyed playing golf and was a member of several leagues, and was also a member of the Mon Yough Church Dartball League. Donald is survived by his cousins. There is no visitation. A private burial will be held at Mt. Vernon Cemetery. Service will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, June 12, 2021, at Wesley United Methodist Church in White Oak. Arrangements are by the GILBERT FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATORY INC., Boston, Elizabeth Township, 412-751-5000, Drew J. Gilbert, director. Condolences may be made online at
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Published by Tribune Review on Jun. 9, 2021.
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I am so sorry to learn of Mr. Hart's passing. A very nice man ,always with a smile. RIP kind soul...I will miss seeing him at R Place.
Diane Fina
June 10, 2021
Had Don as a junior high math teacher. Became reacquainted with him at RPlace Restaurant. Shared many smiles and good conversation with him. Rest well, Don. You will truly be missed.
Linda Toscano
June 10, 2021
Don was a special part of the R-Place Restaurant family. He was our "regular" who always shared a friendly smile and good conversation. Although there will be an empty spot at our table, his support and kindness will always be remembered. Rest in Peace Dear Friend . . you'll be in our hearts forever.
Kim Svec
June 9, 2021
Mr Hart was one of my favorite teachers in Jr High! Am sad to read of his passing. Prayers to his family.
lorri stevenson
June 9, 2021
Don was both a teaching colleague and friend. May he rest in peace, knowing he has helped make a difference in many ways, not only to students, but also in his faith.
Paul Surovchak
June 9, 2021
Mr. Hart was a great teacher and my favorite math teacher! Prayers for Mr. Hart and his family at this sad time.
Carolyn Rickard
June 8, 2021
Don was a faithful and loving child of God. Wesley church meant a lot to Don and he was saddened at its possible closing. We are going to miss our conversations with Don at The “R” Place Restaurant. May you Rest In Peace in the arms of the Father.
Elaine Ross
June 8, 2021