US Navy

Donald Fellin

June 9, 1930 ~ April 12, 2022 (age 91)


Donald Fellin, 91, of Sheppton, passed away Tuesday, April 12th, 2022 at Fritzingertown Senior Living Center Center in Drums.

Donald was born in Oneida,  on June 9, 1930, a son of the late Philomena (Ovechka) and Albert  Fellin.

After high school, he proudly served his country a a member of the United States Navy.

Donald enjoyed the outdoors, hunting, fishing and riding his four wheeler.

He was a member of St. Joseph's Church in Sheppton, and was retired, having worked thirty years at the Lehigh Structural Steel Corp in Allentown.  Donald then worked for several years in the maintenance department of the Hazleton High School.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Dorothy (Kobylski) Fellin, and by brothers, Albert, John, Leonard, Stephen and a sister Adrienne Gallagher.

He is survived by his children, a son Michael Fellin, and his wife Helen Mary, of Sheppton;  and a daughter, Patricia Rupert, of South Carolina.

Grandchildren, Stephanie, wife of Danny Davis; Mary, wife of Matthew Mehalick; Hayley Fellin and Michael Fellin, Jr. also survive as do three great grand daughters, Avery, Madison, Arielle, along with nieces and nephews.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 AM on Tuesday, April 19th, 2022 at St. Mary's Church, North Center Street in Ringtown.  Relatives and friends are invited to attend a viewing begining at 9 AM in the church.

Donald will be laid to rest alongside his wife at St. Mary's Cemetery, following the mass.

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April 19, 2022

9:00 AM to 10:00 AM
St. Mary s Church (North Center Street, Ringtown)

Mass of Christian Burial
April 19, 2022

10:00 AM
St. Mary s Church (North Center Street, Ringtown)

April 19, 2022

11:00 AM
St. Mary's Cemetery
Cemetery Hill Road
Ringtown, PA 17967

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