Donald E. McCauley, 72, of Kinzers, died at home on Tuesday, July 21, 2015 after a long illness. He was the husband of Nancy (Kreider) McCauley for over 52 years.
Don worked as a mason for RF Groff of Kinzers. Later, he worked as an electrician for Clark Mechanical Services, from where he retired.
He enjoyed all of the times in Potter County at their cabin, Killdeer Camp. Don always had a garden which was his pride and joy to the very end. Although his last few months were a struggle, he never gave up and enjoyed his life. He also enjoyed hunting, fishing watching NASCAR and his favorite drivers, Dale Earnhardt and Dale, Jr., and spending time with his family.
Born in Quarryville, Don was the son of the late Hayes McCauley and Sarah (Jackson) Flahart. He loved his wife Nancy and children and grandchildren: Brian McCauley, Michael married to Tammy McCauley, and their children Erica and Nicole; Mark Anthony McCauley and his son Mark, Jr,; daughter Michele married to Andrew Snader and their children Chad King and his son Christian, Austin King and Emily Snader; Samantha married to Loren White and their children James, Derek and Sophia; his siblings: Janet married to James Flahart, Richard married to Lydia, Robert married to June, Ruth wife of the late Kenny Schlotzhauer, Betty Jane, Judy, Sandy married to David Kight and David Mast. Don was preceded in death by brothers Raymond and Joe.
There will be a viewing on Sunday, July 26, 2015 from 6 until 8:00 PM in the Bachman Funeral Home, 7 South Decatur Street, Strasburg, PA, and again on Monday July 27 from 10 until 11 AM in Kinzer Mennonite Church, 45 N. Kinzer Rd., Kinzers, PA. The funeral will be 11 AM in the church with Pastor Dwight Groff officiating. Interment in Paradise Mennonite Cemetery will follow.