Donald R. Mortimer

Birth Date: 
Friday, November 23, 1945
Date of Passing: 
Thursday, May 24, 2018

WOOSTER – Donald Ray Mortimer, 72, of Wooster, went to be with the angels, on Thursday, May 24 at Danbury Woods. He was surrounded by loving family and friends. He was born November 23, 1945, in Akron to David and Ruth Mortimer. Marie Elaine Miller (Nolletti) and he married on July 13, 1986.

From 1966-1968, he proudly served in the U.S. Army.

For over 30 years, he was a kindhearted State Farm Insurance Agent. Don had previously worked for the Wooster Police Department for 12 years. He was a member of St. Mary Catholic Church and expressed his civic pride through participating in community organizations like the Wooster Exchange Club and the American Red Cross.

Don possessed a generous heart. He was an adoring husband, father, and friend. He could frequently be seen mowing, caring for the Mortimer golden retrievers, cradling his cat Morty, golfing, pulling pranks, and watching crime shows.

Surviving in addition to his wife, Marie, are his children and their partners and grandchildren: Tim (Christine) Mortimer and Mollie (Jerry) Pemberton of Michigan, Richard (Camille McKinley) Miller of Columbus, Donald (Jill) Mortimer of Colorado, and Katherine (Dan Bolton) Mortimer of Wooster; grandchildren Melody and Abigail Pemberton, Hawk Mortimer and Jake Guggenhime. Donald was preceded in death by his parents and his brother David.

Friends will be received at the McIntire, Bradham & Sleek Funeral Home, 216 E. Larwill St., Wooster on Tuesday, May 29 from 6:00-8:00 PM. A Rosary service will precede at 5:00 PM.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Wednesday, May 30, 2018 at 11:00 AM at St. Mary Catholic Church, 527 Beall Ave. Wooster, Ohio.

The family would like to recognize the compassionate and expert care provided by Danbury Woods and LifeCare Hospice of Wooster.

Contributions may be made to LifeCare Hospice, 1900 Akron Rd. Wooster, Ohio 44691, St. Mary Catholic Church, 527 Beall Ave. Wooster, Ohio 44691, or to the Parkinson’s Foundation, 200 SE 1st Street, Suite 800, Miami, Florida 33131

Online condolences may be left for the family at www.mcintirebradhamsleek.com

Memorial Contributions: 

Memorial Contributions may be made to: Lifecare Hospice, 1900 Akron Rd. Wooster, Ohio 44691, St. Mary Catholic Church, 527 Beall Ave. Wooster, Ohio 44691, or to the Parkinson's Foundation, 200 SE 1st Street, Suite 800, Miami, Florida 33131

Visitation: 

Tuesday, May 29, 2018 from 6:00 - 8:00 PM with a Rosary Service preceding at 5:00 PM at the McIntire, Bradham & Sleek Funeral Home, 216 E. Larwill St. Wooster, Ohio 44691

Service: 

Wednesday, May 30, 2018 at 11:00 AM At St. Mary Catholic Church, 527 Beall Ave. Wooster, Ohio 44691

Condolences

Marie and family, my sincerest condolences go out to you on Don's passing. He was a wonderful human being and will be sorely missed. Jacque

May you& your family be comforted at this time.Don is now with our heavenly father.

Our deepest sympathy on Don’s passing. We know her now rests with God. May memories sustain you in the days ahead. Blessings

Marie and family, We are so sorry for your loss. We lift you up to God in prayer for comfort in the days ahead.
Dave & Doris Miller from West View Parkinson Support Group

Marie and family. I wish you blessings during this difficult time.

Sorry for your loss. Thoughts and prayers are with you and you're family Tim. a

So sorry for your loss,keep him forever in your thoughts.

Though I never knew the man, I’ve no doubt his kindness and loving heart are well represented in his daughter Katie, whom I’ve had the pleasure to have known. Many blessings of peace and love to all of the Mortimer friends and family.

Marie and family, our sincerest sympathies on the loss of Don.

Prayers to all of your family in this very difficult time. Don was a wonderful man and it was an honor to get to know him! He will be deeply missed by many.

Katie and family,
Sending prayers and strength as you move through this next phase of life.WXAm

Marie and Family, I am sorry for your loss. Peace to your hearts.

Marie, my sympathies to you and your family. This world has lost a loving and wonderful man. God Bless.

Marie and Family, I am sorry for your loss, I pray for comfort and peace to all of you at this difficult time.

Don was such a kind hearted man. He was so helpful and welcoming to me when I started with State Farm. He will be missed by everyone who knew him. God Bless the family.

We will all truly miss Don as he as a good member and friend. Always giving and caring!!! Rest in peace my friend!

The Wooster Exchange Club

Katie and family, we are saddened to see your dad passed away a few days ago. Praying God brings you comfort and many precious memories to help you thru the life changes ahead.

Marie and Family - Thinking of you at this time. Praying you will find peace and comfort in the many happy memories. Don (WPD retired) and Marcia

Marie I'm so sorry for your loss. Prayers for u all. God Bless! He was An amazing man!

dear Marie+family:
deepest sympathy and so sorry for your loss.
may god bless Don and your entire family.
best wishes-thoughts+prayers during this difficult time.

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