Thursday, November 30, 2023

Schuylkill County Obituaries for November 30th, 2023


Skook News Obituaries: November 30th, 2023

Obituaries published from the Schuylkill County area. 

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Robert E. Donton, 75, of Pine Grove, passed away Thursday, November 30th, at home.

Born in Cressona on April 12, 1948, he was a son of the late John & Kathryn (Wengert) Donton.

Bobby served in the U.S. Army in the Vietnam War. He was a member of Company A 2nd Battalion with the First Infantry. He was awarded the bronze star medal with V device for heroism.

He was self-employed, repairing and tuning pianos.

Bobby was a member of St. Paul's Lutheran Church of Summer Hill, Auburn. He also belonged to the Pine Grove Fish & Game, and the VFW, Schuylkill Haven.

Bobby loved camping in Potter County, and tinkering in his garage.

He is survived by his son, Robert E. Donton, Jr., & his significant other, Kaylyn, of Pine Grove; daughter, Megan Frasnelli, & her significant other, Tate, of Pottsville; grandchildren: Taylor, Kaidah, Vincent, & Paisley, sisters: Edna Blankenhorn, of Schuylkill Haven; Violet Boyer, of Pine Grove; & Sherry Wolff, & husband, Bruce, of Tremont, nieces, nephews, & cousins.

In addition to his parents, Bobby is also preceded in death by his brother, James Donton, and sisters: Elsie Schneck, & Mary Gaston.

A Celebration of Life Funeral Service will be held at 11 AM on Wednesday, December 6th at Ebling-Stabingas Funeral Home, Cressona. A viewing will be held at the funeral home from 10 AM until the time of service. Interment will be private.