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Edward F. Carter

170 Kings Ferry Road, Montrose, NY

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Donald T. Tompkins

June 18, 1937July 15, 2019
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Donald T. Tompkins of Montrose, NY, passed away on Monday, July 15, 2019. He was 82 years old. Donald was born on June 18, 1937 to the late Seymour P. and Beatrice (Tice) Tompkins in Peekskill, NY. Donald was a master electrician with IBEW 501 for more than thirty years. He also was an avid outdoorsman and enjoyed hunting, fishing and boating on the Hudson River. He graduated Hendrick Hudson High School in 1955 and attended Central College in Iowa. He served in the U.S. Army National Guard and was a life member of the Cortlandt Engine Company of Montrose, NY. He was a NY Giants and Yankee fan, but most importantly the biggest fan of his grandsons. He enjoyed watching them play baseball, basketball, football and soccer. Donald was a devoted and loving husband, father and grandfather. He is survived by his beloved wife of 58 years, June; adoring children, Scott Tompkins (Andrea), Tracy Mosca (Antonio), Kristine Cotton and Michelle Burke (Chris) and his seven cherished grandchildren, Christopher, Kevin, Melissa, Thomas, Michael, Lauren and Steven. "He will always be our Hero" Visitation will be held on Friday, July 19, 2019 from 4pm-8pm at the EDWARD F. CARTER FUNERAL HOME, 170 Kings Ferry Rd., Montrose, NY. Funeral Services will be held at 10:00 am on Saturday, July 20th at the Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Donald's honor to Trinity-Boscobel United Methodist Church, 275 Church Street, Buchanan, NY 10511.

Services

  • Visitation Friday, July 19, 2019
  • Funeral Service Saturday, July 20, 2019
  • Burial Saturday, July 20, 2019

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Barbara Schacklinscky

July 17, 2019

My deepest condolences to June and family. I remember all of the great times on Adele Court when our children grew up together. Don was always a joker and there to help when needed.

Wilfred R Desmarais

July 16, 2019

I will miss my brother in law a great deal.
He was a great father, and wonderful husband.
A man of few words, but wise words.
God Bless my sister June and family.

Diane Niemiera Desmarais

July 16, 2019

June and children,
My sincerest condolences on the loss of your husband Don of 60 plus years and for the loss of a great father and grandfather. He will be greatly missed.
Loved by all that knew him. A very smart and strapping energetic man.
Always there to lend a helping hand.
God Bless you and family.
All my love Diane

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