November 04, 2012
November 04, 2012
Name: Donald J. Race
Date of Death: Sunday, November 04, 2012
Residence: Rome, New York
Obituary: Donald J. Race, 75, of Rome, New York and Ormond Beach, Florida, passed away, Sunday, November 4, 2012, in Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare, New Hartford.
He was born November 19, 1936, in Utica, the son of Edward and Anna Bell Connors Race.
Donald was a graduate of Utica schools and attended Mohawk Valley Community College.
On August 29, 1969 he married Sandra B. “Sandy” Fletcher in Marcy. She passed away, Deceamber 13, 2007.
Donald was employed by the DDS0 for thirty-five years retiring in 1991.
He proudly served in the United States Navy from 1954-1957.
Surviving are three daughters and a son-in-law, Kim Dougall Meadows and Scot Ceravolo, Rome; Lori Dougall Cruz and her husband, Louis, Utica; Shari Langdon, Rock Hill, South Carolina; one sister and brother-in-law, Beverely and Russell Pizer, Palm Coast , Florida; ten grandchildren , Miranda, Tiffany, Andrea, Nicole, Brandon, Teasha, Courtney, Cassandra, Kayla and Nicolas and seven great-grandchildren, Hashan, Jaelyn, Rosalena, Shamiere, Kaleb, Bella and Sophia, several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by a brother, Sheridan Race.
Donald’s family wishes to express their sincere graditude to Faxton-St. Lukes ICU for the wonderful care extened to him during his illness.
Services: Funeral services will be held Thursday 11:00AM at the Nunn and Harper Funeral Home, Inc., 418 N. George Street, Rome, with Rev. Stephen Reese officiating. Interment Kirkland Cemetry. Family and friends are invited to call at the funeral home Wednesday 4:00 -7:00PM. Contributions may be in Donald’s memory to the American Red Cross Super Storm “ Sandy” Relief Fund. You may view the obituary and send a message of sympathy to www.nunnandharper.com.
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