It is with heavy hearts and profound sadness that we announce the passing of a beloved Donald Church, who left this world on September 2nd 2023. He was a loving husband, a wonderful father, an adored grandfather/great-grandfather, and a cherished friend. His departure leaves a void in our lives that can never be filled.
Donald Church was born in Niagara Falls on August 27th 1936 to Faye Roddy and Roddy and Donald Ray Church. At the age of seventeen, Donald went into the Navy from May 1954 through December 1957, then served in the Army from 1962 to 1964. Donald Church had two siblings, Buch Church and Polly Williams. who was married to Earl Williams. Donald had one daughter, Rachelle, who was married to Darren. Donald had four grand kids, Tyler, Dalton, Kaylie, Kiara and one great-grandchild, Paisley.
During Donald's Church's last few months, he spent his time with his loving wife Patricia Hiner his family and friends. Donald Church was with Patricia for seven and a half years. She has 3 kids, Dennis, David and Diane, following six grandkids and ten great grandkids.
Donald Church lived in a remarkable life that touched the hearts of all who knew him. He was a man of integrity, compassion, and unwavering strength-a true pillar of our family. Throughout his journey, he imparted wisdom and shared his kindness, leaving an incredible impact on all fortunate enough to have crossed his path.
Although, we mourn the loss of Donald Church, we find solace in the memories that we hold dear. His legacy will live on through the lives he touched and the values he instilled, and the love he shared. As we bid farewell to our beloved Donald Church, we take comfort in knowing that he has found eternal peace.