Advertisement
 
Sunday, December 11, 2016
Amsterdam, NY ,

 

Advertisement

Donald R. Thane

Wednesday, May 22, 2013 - Updated: 3:10 PM

May 17, 2013

Donald R. Thane, 90, of 115 Laurel Drive, Amsterdam, NY, passed away peacefully on May 17, 2013 at St. Mary's Hospital with his family at his side.

Born in Weehawken, NJ on January 31, 1923, Donald was the son of Robert and Elsie Thane. A graduate of Cliffside Park High School, Donald served honorably in the United States Navy during World War II. On December 30, 1951 he married Dorothy E. Thane. Donald became the proprietor of A. Thane and Sons Plumbing and Heating.

Throughout his life his priorities were those of devoted father and husband, master plumber, aviation enthusiast, and farm owner. Donald and Dorothy retired in 1987 to the family farm in Harpersfield, NY where they were members of the local Grange.

Predeceased by his wife Dorothy, Donald leaves his sister Marian Thane of Dumont, NJ; his children: Michael Thane and his wife Carol Sulis of Hingham, MA; Jeffrey Thane and his wife Sharon Donohue of Oradell, NJ; Peter Thane and his wife Ann Thane of Amsterdam, NY; Betsy McDowell and her husband Jule McDowell of Cary, NC; and seven grandchildren.

Burial will take place at George Washington Memorial Park in Paramus, NJ on May 25, 2013.

There are no calling hours, and in lieu of flowers contributions may be made in Donald's name to the Montgomery County SPCA to honor his love of animals. Contributions may be made in care of the Betz, Rossi & Bellinger Family Funeral Home to whom his family has entrusted his care.

Please visit his family's on-line guestbook at www.brbsfuneral.com

     

Comments made about this article - 0 Total

Comment on this article

Advertisement
Subscribe to The Recorder

 

The Recorder Sports Schedule

Most Popular

    Area high school sports calendar
    Thursday, December 08, 2016

    Police Reports
    Wednesday, December 07, 2016

    Three contractors and city employee arrested for fraud
    Saturday, December 10, 2016

    Honor roll
    Tuesday, December 06, 2016

    OESJ beats buzzer twice to edge Schoharie in OT thriller
    Monday, December 05, 2016

    Police chiefs urge Cuomo to expand ride-sharing upstate
    Monday, December 05, 2016

    Municipalities receives preservation grants for structure reports, surveys
    Tuesday, December 06, 2016

    New state regulation will allow more patients to access medical marijuana
    Tuesday, December 06, 2016

    Patricia Ann Rumrill
    Monday, December 05, 2016

    Winter weather hits area, a few accidents reported
    Monday, December 05, 2016

Advertisement

Copyright © McClary Media, Inc.

Privacy Policies: The Recorder

Contact Us

Twitter

Instagram

Facebook