Tonawanda News


April 21, 2014

Donald E. Hartsch, Jr.


Donald E. Hartsch, Jr. (Pappa Donn) of the City of Tonawanda, died on April 19, 2014 at the age of 61 after a three-year battle with cancer.
Beloved husband of Barbara A. (nee Boron); son of Ruth (nee Coleman) and the late Donald, Sr.; brother of Victor, Todd (Corrina) and Debbie Burns; stepfather of Richard L. Teed and Krista; beloved grandfather to Alissa and Dylan. Also survived by nieces and nephews.
Don was an avid hunter and gambler. To all of his hunting buddies, please do a shot of "Green Devil". To all of his gambling buddies, please buy a lottery ticket because the next big hit is always coming soon. Last but not least, he was an avid UAW man, tried-and-true for 35 years. Buy American!
Private memorial with family members. Donations in Don's name to Erie County SPCA are appreciated.
Visit for online guest register.

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