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Donald Lennon

Donald Eugene Lennon of Napanoch, NY died Friday, January 11, 2013 at his home surrounded by his family. He was 62 years old. Donald was born in Ellenville, NY on April 12, 1950; he was the son of Florence (Avery) and the late Gilbert T. Lennon.

Mr. Lennon had worked as a Corrections Officer for Eastern Correctional Facility for 17 years. Most recently he was a driver for Napa Auto Parts. Donald was a Cycling Enthusiast who over a 5 year period raised $5000 for the American Cancer Society. He was also a huge supporter of POW/MIA. Donald participated in the Corrections and Law Olympics and enjoyed nature and being outdoors. He was known to go "off the beaten path", barely ever following an existing trail.

Besides his mother Florence, Donald is survived by his children, Jeremy Lennon of Highland, Jolene Ritter and her husband Thomas of Kingston and Donovan Lennon of Ellenville. His brothers, Gilbert Lennon Jr. of Accord, David Lennon and his wife Robin of Tuson, AZ, Daniel Lennon and his wife Valetta of Napanoch. His sisters, Patricia Gossellin and her husband Dennis of Walland, TN, Katie Lennon and her fiance Vaughn Cannon of Sweetwater, TN and Meredith Pomery and her husband James of Napanoch, and his grandchildren, Eryk and Mia.

Donald was predeceased by his brothers James and Jeffrey.

Memorial visitation will be held on Friday, January 18, 2013 from 6-9pm at H.B. Humiston Funeral Home, Kerhonkson.

Contributions may be made in Donald's name to the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 22718, Oklahoma City, OK 73123-1718 and/or Autism Speaks, 1060 State Rd 2nd Fl, Princeton, NJ 08540.

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linda (cottam)kunnemeyer - January 18th, 2013 at 8:56am - Email
My condolences to the Lennon family.i graduated with Don in 1969.When I moved back to Ellenville from Long Island I had to go to napa.We remembered each other & I asked him if he ever got to California & he said no.That was his ambition in the yearbook.I never forgot that-he was definately unique.So sorry.

betty hull - January 17th, 2013 at 10:19pm - Email
to mrs lennon and family i always remember the good times don and his family spent with floyd don wasa good person and never be forgotton

Bettie Startup/Terwilliger - January 17th, 2013 at 8:06am - Email
Flo,Jermey, Jolene and families,so sorry for your loss. My prayers are with you all.Bettie

Jennifer Reed (Hull - January 15th, 2013 at 10:05pm - Email
Sorry for your loss. I pray for all the family in this difficult time.

Jim and Karen Avery - January 14th, 2013 at 8:59am - Email
You are greatly missed, well loved and left all of us with many wonderful memories. God be with you always.

Nancy Shaver-Conklin - January 13th, 2013 at 5:26pm - Email
Wishing you peace to bring comfort, courage to face the days ahead and loving memories to forever hold in your hearts.

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