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Donald Floyd Roe

April 6, 1927 ~ April 11, 2018 (age 91)
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Donald Floyd Roe, 91, formerly of Hickory Grove, PA and Conklin, passed away April 11, 2018 at Good Shepherd Village in Endwell. He is survived by his loving wife of 67 years, Anna (Rebich) Roe, of Endwell, his children; Mary Ellen (Robert) Steiner of Auburn, NY, Patricia Sweeney of Binghamton, Thomas (Kathy) Roe of Hallstead, PA, Jennifer (Barry) Gould of Tuscaloosa, AL, his grandchildren; Stephanie, Shannon, Michael, Bobby, Brittnee, Ashley, Abigail, Adam, Alexander, Nicholas and Zachary, 8 great-grandchildren, his sisters Beatrice Tross and Betty Ruth Williams, brothers William and Frederick Roe, several nieces, nephews and cousins. He was predeceased by his parents Leonard and Nettie (Meade) Roe, sisters Arlene Decker, Lillian Hall and Beverly Lawrence and brothers Leonard, Jr., Raymond and Robert Roe.

Donald served in the U.S. Merchant Marine and Coast Guard during WWII. He enjoyed a long career in the home fuel and oil business having worked for many years at Savory Oil and Mirabito Fuel group where he worked until his retirement. He was a 60 year Mason and Past Master of Canawacta Lodge 360 in Susquehanna, PA. He was also a former member of Kalurah Shriners and the Odd Fellows (I.O.O.F) Lodge in Susquehanna. For many years he and his family operated the produce stand in Hickory Grove, PA. He enjoyed eating at Bud's Place in Apalachin and The Little Venice in Binghamton. He was a generous and devoted father. He was a member of the Conklin Presbyterian Church. Don's family expresses their deep appreciation to all those who thought of and visited Don, especially Helen, Carlton, and Kathy.

A memorial service will be held 11:00 am Saturday May 26, 2018 at the New Milford United Methodist Church, 69 Pratt St. New Milford. Burial will follow in McKune Cemetery, Oakland, PA. In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial gifts be made to the Conklin Presbyterian Church, 1175 Conklin Rd. Conklin NY 13748.

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