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Kilgroe Funeral Home

2219 - 2nd Ave North, Pell City, AL

OBITUARY

Donald Charles O'Konski, Sr.

October 12, 1955September 10, 2020

TALLADEGA – Memorial Service for Donald C. O’Konski, Sr., age 64 will be held Wednesday, September 16 at 10:30 a.m. at Shiloh Methodist Church in Talladega.

Mr. O’Konski passed away Thursday, September 10, 2020. He was a general contractor with the Lincoln Harbor Association.

He is survived by his wife, Lori Comtois O’Konski; sons, Donald C. O’Konski Jr, and spouse, Kimberly Patterson O’Konski, Daniel J. O’Konski and spouse, Natasha Dorough O’Konski; grandchildren, Alyssa O’Konski, Kirsten O’Konski; brother, Arthur O’Konski, Jr. and spouse Barbara O’Konski.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to Shiloh Methodist Church.

Memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared with the family at www.kilgroefh.com

Kilgroe Funeral Home – Pell City will direct

Services

  • Memorial Service

    Wednesday, September 16, 2020

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Yvonne and Gary Maylon

September 16, 2020

Our deepest sympathies to your family. We will always remember him.

Karen Renaud

September 14, 2020

Prayers and condolences at this time of loss of your loved one. I no longer live in the area but check on facebook. Natasha was always so helpful when I shopped at her boutique.

james bryant

September 14, 2020

You were a great friend Donny. You will always be remembered. R.I.P. my friend....jimmy Bryant

Ross and Suzie Rumburg Rumburg

September 13, 2020

Ross and I met Don in 2008 and we became good friends right away. We enjoyed two Carnival Cruises with Don and Lori and many good times at their beautiful home in the summer.. Swimming and BBQ. Also many dinners at some great restaurants.
Don was always there for us. He gave of his time and knowledge. He taught me how to care for our pool and he never lost patience with with me.. I'm a slow learner. He was so kind. We love you Don and we will miss you. Rest in Peace Dear Friend till we meet again.

Mark DeFruscio

September 12, 2020

First, Lori, Don, Dan and families my condolences and prayers are with you. Don and I grew up together. I have many wonderful memories. Our first cars were both Volkswagen Bugs. We spent many hours together scanning auto salvage yards for parts to repair or improve our cars. Don and I spent many fall days hunting at his grandparents farm in Rensselaer county. I remember one time we didn’t feel like attending school so we jumped in the car, drove to NY city and had lunch in diner next to Yankee stadium. As young men we didn’t understand the significance and importance of maintaining our friendship. So we lost contact for years. Another tragedy, the loss of Don’s mother, reconnected us. I am happy for that and going to miss my friend. I’m glad he’s no longer in pain and in a better place now.

Darcy Keogh

September 11, 2020

Oh gosh I have so many memories from when we were kids. Don could always come up with a scheme to get us in trouble. My favorite time was when we lived on saratoga st. In Cohoes N.Y. We lived in a two story house on a hill facing a busy street , it had a porch with a crawl space under it with lattice on the front. So Don’s great idea was to get the garden hose out and pull it under the porch and aim it through the lattice into the cars passing bye on the street. It was summer and back then cars had no air conditioning, windows were opened and the garden hose spray hit the people in the cars! We thought it was so great, the police did not! Needless to say we got in trouble! I will miss you Don!

Amanda Patterson

September 11, 2020

Lori, sending prayers and love to you in your loss ♥️

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