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Donald Harry Siddle

April 29, 1926 ~ July 5, 2020 (age 94)

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Shamokin ­– Donald Harry Siddle, 94, of 140 E. Dewart Street, passed away on Sunday, July 5, 2020 at Geisinger Medical Center in Danville.

Born in Trevorton on April 29, 1926, he was the son of the late Jacob and Freida Siddle. Donald left Line Mountain high school to enter the Navy, he fought in the pacific WWII and was in Tokyo Bay when the Japanese surrendered.

On May 7, 1949 he married Grace Marlene Parsons in Trevorton. He worked at Bell Telephone. Together they cared for over 180 foster children. He was an active member of Zion United Methodist Church; he held several different offices and taught Sunday School. Donald was also a member of the American Legion, Shamokin Lodge 255, Shamokin Rotary Arch, Shamokin Commandery, he was a past president of the Knights of Tempar, and he was a treasurer for the Forest Hills Fire Company.

Donald is surived by two sons, Daniel Siddle of Shamokin, and David Wetzel and his wife, Melissa of Schuylkill Haven; a daughter-in-law, Judy Siddle; a granddaughter, Annaleigh Grace Wetzel; and many nieces, nephews, and cousins. In addition to his wife and parents, Donald was preceded in death by a son, Donny Siddle; a daughter-in-law, Mary Siddle; two brothers, Jacob Siddle, and Robert Siddle; and a sister, Mildred Siddle.



Donald Harry Siddle, 94, of 140 E Dewart Street, Shamokin – Funeral Services will be held at a later date at the convenience of the family. Arrangements are being cared for by Farrow-C.J. Lucas Funeral and Cremation Service, 240 W Chestnut Street, Shamokin, Lori Ann Campbell, Supervisor. To send condolonces to the family please visit www.farrowfh.com

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