Donald F. Brothers, 71, of State Highway 56 passed away at Massena Memorial Hospital early Monday morning (January 21, 2013) surrounded by the loving care of his family.
Donald was born on November 15, 1941 in Massena the son of Leeward and Evelyn (Erlingson) Brothers. He graduated from Massena High School and enlisted in the United States Air Force, where he served his country during the Vietnam War, and was honorably discharged. He married Jean Hall on May 27, 1978 at the Canadian Riverside Heights Lutheran Church with the Rev. Pam McGee presiding. Donald was employed at Alcoa for 39 years.
He is survived by his loving wife, Jean H; a son, Kevin of CA; two grandchildren, Jennifer and Alec both of CA; a brother, Gary L. and wife Shirley Brothers of Massena; a sister, Elaine Fournier of Massena; a sister in-law, Pat and husband Glenn Beckstead; a niece, Kim Kirkwood; a godchild, Paige Kirkwood all of Morrisburg, ON, Canada; and many nieces and nephews of Massena.
Donald liked to visit the casino and watch football.
There will be no public calling hours or funeral services.
Online condolences may be made to www.phillipsmemorial.com.