Donald C. Winger

| May 31, 2017

Donald C WingerDonald C. Winger, 80, of Reno, PA. died at 8:57 P.M. Tuesday, May 30, 2017 after an extended illness.

Born Jan. 22, 1937 in Reno, PA., he was the son of the late Clyde & Stella Armstrong Winger.

Don was a 1954 graduate of St. Joseph High School.

He graduated in 1959 from Penn State University in New Castle with an associate degree in Electrical Engineering.

Prior to college, Don served in the United States Marine Corp.

Mr. Winger retired from Penelec in 1994 after 35 years of service.

He was married on March 19, 1955 in the Infant of Prague Church in Jacksonville, NC to the former Mary Lou Young and she survives.

Don was a life member of the Reno Volunteer Fire Dept.

He had also belonged to the Oil City Knights of Columbus, the Oil City VFW and was a past member of the Franklin Chamber of Commerce and the Franklin & Oil City Rotary Clubs.

He served as assistant Scoutmaster of Troop 56 in Knox from 1964-1968.

Don was very active in the Reno Community.

He played baseball for the American Legion Baseball for Wolf’s Head in the 1950’s and later with the Kinzua Indians and the Warren Beverage Traveling Team. He enjoyed playing softball in Oil City with the over 55 years and older league.

Don enjoyed gardening, hunting fly fishing, and turkey hunting.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by four children and their spouses, Timothy Winger & his wife Susan of Warren, PA., Dawn Marie Lux & her husband Jim of Reno, Terri Cardy & her husband David of Kent, OH and Patti Kernic & her husband Steve of Butler; 11 Grandchildren, Daniel & David Winger, Bradley Lux, Stevie Harry, Jackson, Donovan and Claire Cardy, Nicholas, Eva, Luke and Elizabeth Kernic; 3 Great Grandchildren, Kaylie Winger, Regan and Cameron Harry; Two brothers, Mike Winger of Reno and Edward Winger of San Angelo, TX; One sister, Patty Walentoski of Oil City.

He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother Jim Winger.

Friends will be received from 2-4 and from 6-8 P.M. on Friday in the Reinsel Funeral Home.

Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11:00 A.M. Saturday in St. Joseph Church with Fr. Shane Mathew, Presiding.

Interment will be in Calvary Cemetery with Full Military Honors Accorded by the V.E.T.S. Honor Guard

Memorials may be made to St. Stephen’s Church Second Century Fund or to the Reno Volunteer Fire Dept.

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