The Daily Item, Sunbury, PA

December 13, 2012

Donald O. Fielding, 84, Lewisburg


The Daily Item

— LEWISBURG — Donald O. Fielding, 84, of Tressler Boulevard, passed away on Thursday, Dec. 13, 2012, at Evangelical Community Hospital, Lewisburg.

Donald was born April 26, 1928, in Norwich, N.Y., the son of the late Leo A. and Leona J. (Brown) Fielding. On May 23, 1947, he married the former Irene Kahler, who survives. They celebrated 65 years of marriage.

Donald was a graduate of LaSalle University, where he earned a degree in accounting.

He was employed as a controller for the texize division of Dow Chemical, Mauldin, S.C., retiring in 1987.

Donald was a member of Mifflinburg United Methodist Church, Mifflinburg. and Oxford Lodge 175, Free & Accepted Masons, Norwich.

He lived a full life, was an avid water painter, pen-and-ink artist and wood carver. Earlier in life, Donald enjoyed fishing, hunting and flying his airplane.

Surviving, in addition to his wife, are two daughters and sons-in-law, Karen and David Sheridan, of Somerville, N.J., and Connie and David Griswold, of Preble, N.Y.; one sister and brother-in-law, Roberta and Richard Conley, of West Virginia; six grandchildren, David Sheridan and his wife, Pamela, Alyssa Sheridan, Brieanna Sheridan, Tia Sheridan, Stacy Griswold and Michael Griswold; and two great-grandchildren, Aidan and Connor Sheridan.

He was predeceased by one grandson, Spencer Sheridan, in April.

A memorial service will be held Saturday, Jan. 5, in the Buffalo Valley Commons, Buffalo Valley Lutheran Village, Lewisburg. The time will be announced.

The family will provide the flowers and suggests contributions be made to Diakon Lutheran Social Ministries, Benevolence Endowment Fund, Office of Advancement, 798 Hausman Road, Suite 300, Allentown, PA 18104.

Expressions of sympathy may be shared at www.cronrathgrenoblefuneralhome.com.