Donald L. Mong died peacefully in his sleep on Tuesday, September 12, 2023 at the Wayne County Care Center after battling Parkinson’s Disease for many years. He was born in Wadsworth on January 30, 1945 to Lloyd R. and Alma (Miller) Mong and graduated from Hillsdale High School. On June 19, 1971, he married Carol James and she survives.
He worked for the Ohio Department of Transportation, retiring in 2000. He enjoyed backpacking, camping, woodworking and Oliver tractors. He was a member of the Moreland United Methodist Church.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by his children, Cynthia Mong of Strongsville and Jeffrey (Christina) Mong of Wooster, sisters Lois Scanlan, Ellen Madigan and Doris Kahl and a brother Harold (Michelle) Mong.
He was preceded in death by his parents and brothers, Gene and Russell.
Don’s life will be celebrated at a private family gathering at a later time.
Memorial contributions which will be used for resident and staff activities may be made to the Wayne County Care Center, 876 S. Geyers Chapel Road, Wooster, Ohio 44691.
The family would like to extend their heartfelt thanks to the wonderful staff at the Wayne County Care Center for the compassionate care and love extended to Don over the years.
McIntire, Bradham & Sleek Funeral Home, 216 E. Larwill St. Wooster is assisting the family.
Online condolences may be left for the family at www.mcintirebradhamsleek.com