Donald F. Baldwin 1951-2013

GARRETTSVILLE – Donald F. Baldwin, 62, of Garrettsville, passed away peacefully in his sleep, surrounded by his loving family, on Thursday, Nov. 7, 2013.

He was born March 26, 1951, in Sharon, Pa., to James D. and Gladys Stafford Baldwin.

Donnie worked at Delphi, was an assembly worker at GM in Lordstown and a member of UAW Local 1112.

He loved music and playing his guitar. He played in two bands, The Harvest Band and Liberty Road. Donnie also enjoyed cars and WWE Wrestling.

He is survived by his devoted wife, Nancy (Long) Baldwin, to whom he was married for 37 years; parents, James and Gladys Baldwin; and son, Chad (Ping) Hecky, all of Garrettsville. He also is survived by daughters, Jessica (Jeff) Conway of Twinsburg and Dawn (David) Pignaloso of Shalersville; brother, Brian (Lorrie) Baldwin of Windham; father-in-law, Bill Long of Garrettsville; and grandchildren, Ryan, Marissa, Gracie, Alex, Mariah, Lane, Estella, Mya, Noah and Olivia.

Calling hours are 3 to 6 p.m. Monday at Mallory-DeHaven-Carlson Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 8382 Center St., Garrettsville, OH 44231. Funeral services will follow at 6 p.m. at the funeral home with the Rev. Dan Braun officiating.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests contributions in Donnie’s name be made to Robinson Memorial Hospice, 6693 N. Chestnut St., Suite 11A, Ravenna, OH 44266.

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