Donald A. Villone was born December 23, 1934 in East Orange, NJ. He is survived by his wife of 66 years, Evelyn (Murphy) Villone, son, Tony (Katie) Villone and daughters Lisa Villone-Gibboney and Nicole and (Thomas Patete). His dear sister Joanne Gorman, brothers in law Jim, Harry (Peggie) and John (Jeanie) Murphy, and sister in law Patricia (Murphy) Warner. Beloved grandchildren Nico and (Cassey) Fedele, Gabrielle and Dominic Ragusa and Connor Gibboney, and step grandchildren Gabriella and Isabella Patete and step great grandchild Chloey and many loved nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by father, Joseph Villone, mother, Theresa Villone, brothers Joseph and Robert Villone and sister, Theresa Villone, mother in law Bertha Murphy, brothers in law Alan Murphy, Ed Murphy and sister in law Marilyn (Murphy) Funk.
Mr. Villone owned Don Villone Contracting which he operated as the sole proprietor, building and maintaining residences and rental properties for over 30 years. For 10 years he served Van Wert County as a deputy sheriff under Jerry Brittsan. Don took great pride in his workmanship as a contractor and dedication to the residents of this county; he was a man of integrity and morality.
Don was a long time member of St. Mary of the Assumption Catholic Church in Van Wert. Don’s greatest love was his family for whom he would go to the ends of the earth. In lieu of flowers, please make donations in Don’s memory to St. Mary of the Assumption Catholic Church, the Van Wert County Sheriff’s Department, or CHP Home Care and Hospice.
A memorial Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 am Saturday, May 28, 2022 at St. Mary of the Assumption Church with Rev. Chris Bohnsack officiating. The family will receive friends at the church one hour prior to services.
Brickner Funeral Home assisted the family with arrangements.
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