In memory of
Donald Richard Edgar
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In memory of
Donald Richard Edgar
Donald Richard Edgar Donald Richard Edgar, 78, of Lehighton, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on the evening of Thurs-day, April 13, 2017. Donald was known by many as a very loving and caring man. Donald's family can attest to his love and devotion. His love and care was witnessed by those who watched him work with children with special needs on his bus. He was a retired bus driver and mechanic with the Carbon Lehigh Intermediate Unit. Donald was a veteran who served with the United States National Guard. He was the son of the late Lulu Sowers and Hamlet Edgar. Donald was survived by his wife Kathryn Edgar of Lehighton, one son and three daughters; Donn husband of Rhonda of Lehighton, Robin wife of Juan Romero of Douglassville, Kelly wife of Charles Ruch of Lehighton and Shannon wife of William Fisher of Lehighton; grandchildren, Stephanie, Lauren, Ashton, Brianna, Katelyn, Carolyn, Christopher, Brandon, Roberta, Samantha and Cameron; one great-grandchild, Selah; and a sister, Janice husband of Ronald Mahler of Lehighton. He was predeceased by his brother, Dorney and sisters, Sis, Linda and Joyce. Service: A Celebration of Life service will be held on Sunday, April 23 at 3 p.m. at Packer Ridge Academy (formerly Packerton High School), 50 Mauch Chunk St., Lehighton, followed by a luncheon. Call Sunday April 23 from 2-3 p.m. at Packer Ridge Academy. Online condolences may be made at www.schaefferfunerals.com and Schaeffer Funeral Home, Lehighton, in charge of arrangements. In lieu of flowers, please send donations in Donald Edgar's name to the Special Olympics of Carbon County at www.specialolympicscarboncounty.com or Special Olympics of Carbon County, P.O. Box 332, Palmerton, PA 18071.
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