Obituary of Donald Walter Tennant
Donald W. Tennant, 63 of Jones Rd. passed away on Thursday October 4, 2012 at his home.
Don was born on September 24, 1949 in Ilion the son of Donald Q. and Therese (Paro) Tennant. He was a graduate of Ilion High School.
On June 27, 1970 Don married the former Deborah Sweeney at Annunciation Church in Ilion. Don worked as a cook from a young age, he retired from Herkimer County in August. He was a member of Annunciation Church in Ilion and enjoyed sports, especially the NY Giants.
Don is survived by his wife Debbie; a son and daughter in law Matthew and Peggy Tennant and their children Zachary and Alexis of West Winfield; a daughter and son in law Stephanie and Stanley Malinowski and their son Samuel of Ilion; his mother Therese Heath of Ilion; sisters and brothers in law Beverly and Ray Bentz of Ilion and Mary and Bill Warner of West Winfield. He is pre deceased by his father Donald and a sister Judith Stannard.
In keeping with Don’s wishes there are no calling hours and funeral services will be private at the convenience of the family. Friends and family are asked to consider memorial donations to one’s favorite charity.
Arrangements are with the Whiter-Hendrix Funeral Home Inc. 100 Otsego St. in Ilion.
On line condolences may be sent by going to www.whiter-hendrix.com.
The Whiter Funeral Company was started in 1893 by H.A. Whiter and was originally located in Forestport, NY. Following a fire in Forestport our family relocated in Ilion, and reopened the funeral home, in the early 1900's.
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