Donald G. Winnington, Sr., 85, of Weatherly, PA and formerly of Wilmington, DE, passed away Tuesday morning at St. Luke’s Miners Hospital, Coaldale.
Born in Wilmington, DE, he was the son of the late William and Mildred (West) Winnington.
Prior to retiring, he was employed for 44 years at DuPont Corp. of Wilmington.
He was a member of Church of All Saints, McAdoo, and a Eucharistic Minister for the parish.
Donald was a longtime camper at Rosemount Campground, Lewistown Valley, for over 51 years. He was a life member of 5 Points Fire Co., Wilmington, and a member of the Prime Timers, McAdoo. Donald enjoyed playing Santa Claus for 60+ years at Christmas time. He was an avid Philadelphia sports fan, especially the Eagles.
Preceding him in death, was his brother Bill Winnington.
Surviving, are his wife of 67 years Patricia (Martin) Winnington; daughter Deborah Hutto and husband Tony of Lexington, SC; sons Donald G. Winnington, Jr., of Wilmington, DE; Steven Winnington and wife Barbara of Wilmington, DE; and Michael Winnington and wife Mary of Chapin, SC; daughter Diann Belsak and husband Andrew of New Ringgold; 10 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren; and brother Gerald Winnington and wife Sandy of Bear, DE; and nieces and nephews.
A private Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated in Church of All Saints, McAdoo. Interment will follow in St. Matthew’s Cemetery, Weatherly.
In Lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital or Shriners Hospitals for Children.
The Damiano Funeral Home, Inc. is assisting the family with arrangements.
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