Donald E. Wiltsie

January 18, 1942 – May 27, 2018
Place of Birth: 
Lyons, New York
Place of Death: 
Newark, New York
Residence: 
Newark, New York
Age:
  76

Service Event Information

Memorial Service
June 1, 2018 - 1:00pm
Newark Elks Lodge
South Main Street
Newark, NY

 

Donald E. Wiltsie

Newark—Donald E. Wiltsie, 76, went to heaven to be greeted by his loving wife Linda on Sunday (May 27, 2018) the one year anniversary of her death. He lived through a tough lonely year without her and is finally in her loving arms again. Don will also be joining his constant companion Lucky, who gave him much joy and comfort especially in this past year.

The family will be holding a Memorial Service at 1:00 PM on Friday (June 1st) at the Newark Elk Lodge, South Main Street, Newark followed by a time of fellowship and celebration of Don's life.

Memorials, in Don's name, may be made to Laurel House Comfort Care, PO Box 595, Newark, New York 14513.

Don was born on January 18, 1942 in the Lyons Hospital, the son of the late Sheldon and Laura Brown Wiltsie. He often talked of family and his time of growing up in Clyde. Don, or as his friends and family referred to him Butch, was an active member of his community, always willing to lend a hand. His favorite commitments were to the Newark Elks Lodge, the August Mauer Post American Legion, the Newark Fire Department and in the past Jake's Little Angels. He was a hard worker, unselfish, and a social butterfly, a great conversationalist and a good friend to many. Butch retired from Xerox in 1999, after more than 35 years as a painter.

He leaves behind his two devoted daughters, Dawn (Michael) DiGiovacchino of Ambler, Pa. and Sharon Wiltsie of Fairport; his three grandchildren whom he cherished-Nicholas, Gabriella and Kellie; two sisters Beverly Sozio of Newark and Barbara Calviera of Myrtle Beach, SC; many nieces and nephews. Butch will be missed by so many of those whose lives he touched in various ways. Besides his wife and parents, Don was predeceased by his brothers Giles, Robert,Sr. and Sheldon, Jr.; his sisters Geraldine Norton and Doris DiSanto.

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Remembrances

We will miss you greatly “Uncle Don”!

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dawn and Sharon 

There is one thing that I know for sure. Your dad loved you both with all of his heart. I will never ever forget all the good times and maybe some of not so good times that we had together. Your dad was always there when help was needed. I have never had a closer friend even though we did not see much of  each other after moving to Texas in '78. I WISH YOU BOTH GOD'S LOVE AND MERCY in the loss of your dad.

Your friend always,

Arie 

Rest in peace! You will be missed my friend! Thanks for all you did for our family!

For several years Don was a regular for morning coffee at Tim Horton's in Newark.  I always enjoyed our "discussions" on a number of topics, but especially our recollections of growing up in Clyde.  It was very obvious that he loved his wife, daughters and grandchildren very much.  May you rest in peace, Don.  

I’m sorry for your loss. May the peace of mind in knowing God’s wonderful hope for Donald bring you the comfort needed when meditating on this hope’s benefits recorded for us in the Bible at Revelation 21:4. JW.ORG

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