Obituary for Donald J. Searle
GUILDERLAND Donald J. Searle, 74, of the Grand Rehabilitation and Nursing Home at Guilderland died Monday October 30, 2017 at his residence after a long illness. Born and educated in Waterford he was the son of the late Frederick O. and Susan Jones Searle.
Donald had been employed at the Waterford Rural Cemetery. He also liked to walk and swim. He was a very good horseshoe player and was very proud of his Waterford heritage. He was a communicant of St. Mary of the Assumption Church in Waterford.
He is the beloved brother of Sally Neal of Waterford and the late Frederick Searle (2008) and Helen Hamilton (2011). He is also survived by several nieces and nephews and great friend and brother in law Frederick Neal.
Funeral services will be Friday at 9 am from the Philip J. Brendese Funeral Home, 133 Broad St. (Rte.32), Waterford and at 9:30 am at St. Mary of the Assumption Church, Waterford. Interment will be in St. Mary’s Cemetery, Waterford.
Relatives and friends may visit at the funeral home on Thursday from 4-7 pm.
Those who wish may make memorial contributions to St. Mary’s School, 12 6th St., Waterford, NY 12188.
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