Donald R. Conant, 78, of Lebanon St., Hamilton, NY, passed away Friday, April 19, 2013 at Bassett Healthcare, Cooperstown, NY.
He was born March 8, 1935 in Waverly, NY, a son of Donald H. and Elizabeth Conant. He was a graduate of Madison High School and S.U. Forestry School at Wanakena. Donald married Arline I. Kokinda who predeceased him on June 16, 1994. On February 12, 2005, he married Gladys J. (Butler) Graham in St. Mary’s Church in Hamilton. Donald worked for Heath Consultant in Stoughton, MA until his retirement. He enjoyed the outdoors and loved hunting and fishing.
Donald was a member of St. Thomas Episcopal Church in Hamilton.
Surviving are his wife, Gladys; his children, Donald H. and Doris Conant of Exeter, PA; Sandra L. Conant and Joyce A. Booth, both of Mountain Top, PA; step-children, Sean and Kathy Graham of Hamilton; Erin Williams of Schenectady; Scott and Elcie Graham of MT; Christopher and Sandra Graham of Cherry Valley; Judy Graham of Hamilton; Heather Graham of Westville; William and Connie Graham of Madison; Laurel and Sean Marling of China; 28 grandchildren, 5 great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held at 11am Monday, April 22, 2013 from St. Thomas Episcopal Church, Madison St., Hamilton.
Interment will be private at the convenience of his family.
Friends are invited to call at the Burgess & Tedesco Funeral Home, 25 Broad St., Hamilton on Sunday from 5-8pm.
Contributions in his memory may be made to the American Cancer Society. www.cancer.org.