Honeoye: Peacefully on January 25, 2018 at age 86. Predeceased by his wife Irene Hergenroder and brothers; Howard, William, and Charles Eltringham. Survived by 6 children; Donene Conole, Kathleen Kuntz, Paul Hergenroder, Jane Hergenroder, Janet McConnell, and Mark Hergenroder; 8 grandchildren; Michael, Danny, Kevin, Bill, Audrey, Joshua, Shannon, and Michelle; many great-grandchildren, brother Richard Eltringham; many other loving family members and friends. Also survived by his four legged companion Granger aka “Bud Bud.”
Don was born on August 11, 1931 in Reynoldsville, PA. He served his country in the US Army during the Korean Conflict as a Sergeant First Class. He married his honey Irene (DeChurch) Hergenroder in 1948 and they celebrated over 60 years of marriage before she passed in 2009. Don retired from Coca-Cola in Rochester, NY. He was the Past Commander of the Honeoye-Hemlock American Legion Post 1278.
Friends may call on Monday, January 29th, from 4-7pm at the Kevin W. Dougherty Funeral Home Inc., 8624 Main Street, Rte 20A, Honeoye, NY. Don’s Funeral Service will be held on Tuesday, January 30th, 10:30am at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, 8961 Main Street, Rte 20A, Honeoye, NY. Burial St. Mary’s Cemetery, Honeoye, NY with military honors. Memorial contributions may made to the Honeoye-Hemlock American Legion Post 1278, 4931 County Road 36, Honeoye, NY 14471. To send a condolence or share a memory please visit: www.doughertyfuneralhomes.com