Donald W. Nitzsky Jr. 1984-2017

AUSTINTOWN — Donald W. Nitzsky Jr., 32, passed away Monday, July 3, 2017.

Donnie was born July 24, 1984, in Youngstown, to Donald W. Nitzsky Sr. and Harriet Young Crumpton.

Donnie was a graduate of Girard High School.

Due to health complications, Donnie’s entire life was centered on the grace of God. It was through God’s blessings and the love of family that he lived well beyond his suggested expiration date of just 3 years old.

He was a happy, content man with a contagious smile who loved to surround himself with bright and bold colors. His gaze was always drawn to vibrant balloons and glow-in-the-dark items.

He is survived by his mother and stepfather, Harriet and Richard Crumpton; his father and stepmother, Donald and Antoinette Nitzsky Sr.; and his siblings, Olivia (Andrew) Aikins, Linda Williams, Kelly (Shawn) Crown, Destiny, Dillon, Kim, Kay and Ricky Crumpton, Wendy (James) Maiorca, Anthony Salata and Monalisa Mohn; as well as numerous other relatives.

He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Robert and Agnes Young, Donald L. and Pauline Nitzsky, Beatrice and Antonio Franziskakis and Mary and Cliff Crumpton.

Visitation will be 4 to 7 p.m. Sunday, July 9, at Lane Funeral Homes, Canfield location, where a funeral service will be 10:30 a.m. Monday, July 10.

A memorial fund in memory of Donald W. Nitzsky Jr. is being established; information will be available at the funeral home.

Please visit www.lanefuneralhomes.com to leave condolences for the family.

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