WINDSOR LOCKS, CT - Donald A. Emch Sr., age 77, passed away on Wednesday, December 19, 2018 at his home in Windsor Locks, Connecticut, with his son, Donald Emch Jr., by his side.
He was born in Fairfield, Vermont on February 6, 1941 to the late Winthrop & Vera (Montgomery) Emch.
Donald joined the Navy in 1959 and served for four years. One of Donalds favorite visitors he looked forward to seeing was Rocky, his sister in law Sheilas dog. Rocky had Donald trained very well, knowing where all the treats were. Amanda, DJs companion was also always welcome and appreciated.
He married the love of his life, Charlotte Levick on May 25, 1963. He is survived by his son, Donald Emch Jr. of Windsor Locks, CT; his siblings, Crow Emch of Sheldon, VT, Reginald Brownie Emch and his wife Lynda of St. Albans, Eileen Arnold of Canaan, CT, Marilyn Mansfield and her husband Gary of Lakeville, MA, and Eleanor Patsy Barnett and her husband Patrick of Canton, CT; and several nieces & nephews. Besides his parents, Donald was predeceased by his wife, Charlotte Emch; their son, Delman Emch.
Visitation will be held on Saturday, January 5, 2019 from 2-4:00 PM at Spears Funeral Home, 96 Dickinson Ave., Enosburg Falls.
A graveside memorial service will be held this spring in the Sheldon Village Cemetery.
For those who wish, contributions in Donalds memory may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758517, Topeka, KS 66675 support.woundedwarriorproject.org or Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, Northern New England Chapter, 114 Perimeter Road Nashua, NH 03063, www.cff.org.
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