Donald J. Rosinski, Sr.


Donald J. Rosinski, Sr., age 88, of Niagara Falls, passed away on Tuesday, August 13, 2019, after a brief illness. He was born on October 1, 1930 in Lewiston, New York to the late Joseph A. and Frances (Dorywalska) Rosinski, Jr.
He attended schools in Niagara Falls and shortly after graduation joined the U.S. Marine Corps, where he served his country during the Korean War.
After returning home he married and had three children. He spent 40 years as a chemical operator at Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company, retiring in 1994. He served as a volunteer fireman for the Lewiston #2 Fire Company for many years.
He married his second wife, Sherry, in 1978 and added four more daughters to his family.
Donald loved gardening, was an avid bird enthusiast, enjoyed local car shows and roller skated until the age of 84.
Donald is survived by his wife of 41 years, Sherry; seven children: Deborah Jones (Brent) of Clearfield, PA, Teresa Rosinski of Youngstown, NY, Donald J. Rosinski, Jr. (late Diane) of Hinsdale, NY, Deborah Altman (Craig) of Tampa, FL, Peggy Caskey (Ken) of Peoria, AZ, Elizabeth Valentine (Carl) of Sanborn, NY, and Mary Bragg (Mark) of Mesa, AZ; 12 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by six sisters: Charlotte "Esther" Shear, Jane Kluga, Mary Reese, Jean Oleksiak, Helyn Magdziak and Louise Ray.
There will be no visitation. A memorial service will be held on Friday, August 23, 2019, at 11 AM at Pendleton United Methodist Church, 6864 Campbell Boulevard, North Tonawanda, NY 14120, with military honors to follow the service.
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3 posts

Grant & Sandy Badendyck
Aug 23, 2019
Don & Theresa & family

Deepest sympathy to you - may the coming days bring you comfort in the memories of your Dad.
Grant & Sandy
John Rieker
Aug 23, 2019
I’m sorry to hear of your dad’s passing. My thoughts and prayers to you and your family.
peter brownell
Aug 18, 2019
worked with don for 38 years a nicer guy you will never find .we had monthly meetings with the goodyear retires for almost 25 years I will miss him very sorry for your loss god bless you all