GOWANDA - Donald A. Orth, 77, passed away Wednesday (Sept. 19, 2012) at the TLC Healthcare Center in the Town of Hanover surrounded by family.
Born June 26, 1935 in Buffalo N.Y., he was the son of the late Arthur and Mary (Christie) Orth.
Survivors include a son Kirk (Charlotte) Orth of Cattaraugus; and three daughters: Pam (Doug "Sparky") Parks of Gowanda; Valerie (Douglas) Sager of Perrysburg; and Carla (Sam) Castellano of Gowanda; grandchildren Nicole, Brandon, Michael (Josey), Trianna, Dylan, Ryan, Rhiannon and Alexis Greaqt; and grandchildren Caleb, Braylynn and Sean. Don is also survived by two brothers: Richard (Carol) Orth of Gowanda and David (Laurie) Orth of Gowanda along with several nieces and nephews. Besides his parents Donald was preceded in death by two sisters Patricia and Joan and two brothers James and Frank Orth.
Friends may call at the SCHINDLER FUNERAL HOME 44 Center St. Gowanda (716)-532-4200 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. today. A funeral service with full military honors will be held Tuesday (Sept. 25, 2012) at 11 a.m. Interment will be in the Pine Hill Cemetery, Gowanda with Rev. Daniel Davis officiating.