Donald R. Woodhouse

May 27, 1928 - August 30, 2012

Age 84, of N. Main St., Gainesville, died August 30, 2012 at the Wyoming County Community Hospital in Warsaw.

He was born May 27, 1928 in Wethersfield, NY son of the late Ray and Jessie Fox Woodhouse. Don was a veteran of the US Army having served during the Korean War. He was employed for many years as a working foreman with the Wyoming County Highway Department prior to his retirement in 1990. Don attended the Gainesville United Methodist Church, was a former member of the Warsaw Fire Department, the Warsaw Volunteer Exempt Firemen, the Wyoming County Veterans Club and the Silver Lake Sportsmen’s Club. He was also an avid bowler.

Don is predeceased by his wife of 44 years, Marleene Matteson Woodhouse who died July 12, 2012.

Surviving are his daughter, Sherri Errington of Gainesville; his grandchildren, Nathan and Melissa Errington; his sisters-in-law, Shirley Woodhouse of Warsaw, Gloria (Late Charles) Bauer of Alabama, NY, Ardys (late Millard) Chapman of Chester, MD; nieces and nephews. He was the brother of the late Charles Woodhouse and Ruth (late Walter) Duboy.

Friends may call Tuesday 2 – 4 & 7 – 9 at Robinson & Hackemer Funeral Home, 246 N. Main St., Warsaw. Don’s service will be held Wednesday at 11 AM at the Gainesville United Methodist Church, Main St., Gainesville. Burial with military honors will be in Maple Grove Cemetery, Gainesville. A veteran’s memorial service will be held Tuesday at 6:45 PM at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Gainesville United Methodist Church or the Warsaw or Gainesville Fire Departments.

Important Dates

September 4, 2012 : Calling hours for Donald R. Woodhouse - 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

September 4, 2012 : Calling hours for Donald R. Woodhouse - 11:00 PM to 1:00 AM

September 5, 2012 : Funeral service for Donald R. Woodhouse at the Gainesville United Methodist Church - 3:00 PM

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Sep 3.12 from Bob Thomas:
Many, many great memories of Don as I grew up. One of my dad's best friends through the years. I always looked up to Don. Will miss him.

Sep 3.12 from shelly baker:
Sherri and family. I so sorry to hear that Don passed away.

Sep 2.12 from Sandra Matteson:
I was so sorry to hear of Don's death. Wishes for strength and peace for his family.

Sep 2.12 from Mary Mann:
Sherri and family--I am so sorry for your loss, words cannot express the feelings. Mary