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Donald Ray Footskulak

October 26, 1952 ~ October 8, 2021 (age 68)

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Donald Ray Footskulak, 68, of Guys Mills, died Friday, October 8, 2021 at St. Vincent Hospital in Erie following an unexpected illness.


He was born October 26, 1952 in Meadville, a son of the late Ferdinand Footskulak and S. Naomi Kaster Footskulak Wells.  He married Harriet Reed June 29, 2008 and she preceded him in death November 1, 2013.


Don was a 1970 graduate of Randolph East Mead High School and served in the U.S. Army from 1972 to 1974.  He was employed at Z & M Landpro Equipment in Edinboro as a parts specialist.


Don had attended New Beginnings Church of God.  He was a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars, loved spending time at his hunting camp and deer hunting, enjoyed gardening, continued his wife’s passion for baking, and was an avid Pittsburgh Steelers, Pirates, and Penguins fan.


Survivors include a brother, Ferd Footskulak (Gie) of Meadville; a niece, Courtney Zunic (Josh) of Wexford; a step-daughter, Jeanie Roach (Harold); and a stepson, Scott Myers (Krysten).


Family and friends will be received on Tuesday, October 12th from 3 to 6 p.m. at the ROBERT W. WAID FUNERAL HOME, 581 CHESTNUT ST., MEADVILLE where the funeral service will follow at 6:00 p.m. with the Rev. Cliff Forbes, Pastor of New Beginnings Church, officiating.


Don will be laid to rest next to his wife Harriet in Greendale Cemetery.


Memorials may be made to the Yolanda G. Barco Oncology Institute, 16792 Conneaut Lake Rd., Meadville, PA 16335.


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October 12, 2021

3:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Robert W. Waid Funeral Home, Inc.
581 Chestnut Street
Meadville, PA 16335

Funeral Service
October 12, 2021

6:00 PM
Robert W. Waid Funeral Home, Inc.
581 Chestnut Street
Meadville, PA 16335


Yolanda G. Barco Oncology Institute
16792 Conneaut Lake Road, Meadville PA 16335
Tel: 1-814-373-2335

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