Donald E. Bresnan 1931-2019
GREENVILLE, Pa. — Donald E. Bresnan, age 87, of East Windridge Road, Hempfield Township, Greenville, Pa., passed away Sunday morning, July 21, 2019, in St. Paul’s Continuing Care Community.
He was born Oct. 6, 1931, in Greenville to Charles and Frances Fitch Bresnan.
Don was a 1949 graduate of Penn High School and served as an M.P. in the U.S. Army during the Korean War.
He was employed as a machinist for 33 years at General Motors Corp. in Lordstown, retiring in 1999 as a health and safety coordinator. He was previously employed as a machinist at the former R.D. Werner Co. for 16 years.
Don was a member of Zion’s Reformed United Church of Christ, Greenville, was a life member of B.P.O.E. Lodge 145, Greenville VFW Post 3374 and the Greenville Lions Club.
He will be remembered as a loving husband, father and grandfather, and will be missed by many.
Don’s other interests included, hunting, woodworking and gardening.
On April 3, 1954, he married the former Donna L. Barrows; she survives. Also surviving are two daughters, Debra A. Bresnan of Kingston, N.Y., and Diane B. (Jerry) Stoyer of Greenville; a son, David A. (Kate) Bresnan of Cortland; and four grandchildren, Steven Stoyer, Nicholas Stoyer, Kelly Bresnan and Rachel Bresnan.
He was preceded in death by his parents and by two brothers, Robert Bresnan and Herbert Bresnan.
A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, July 25, 2019, in Loutzenhiser-Jordan Funeral Home and Cremation Services Inc., 366-368 S. Main St., Greenville, Pa., with the Rev. June Boutwell, pastor of Zion’s Reformed U.C.C., officiating. Military Honors will be rendered at the conclusion of the service by Greenville VFW Post 3374.
Family and friends may call the funeral home 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, July 24, 2019.
Inurnment will be in Shenango Valley Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to Zion’s Reformed United Church of Christ, 260 Main St., Greenville, PA 16125, or to Greenville VFW Post 3374, 54 Conneaut Lake Road, Greenville, PA 16125.
Visitors are welcome to sign the online guest book and view a video tribute at www.loutzenhiserfuneralhome.com.