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Donald L. Fay
Obituary
Donald Fay, at 65; WWII Navy veteran
Donald Fay, 65, of Grela Terrace, a retired 15-year head housekeeper at Belchertown State School, died Wednesday at the Veterans Administration Medical Center in Providence, R.I.
He retired in 1989. He had also been a forklift operator at the former Uniroyal plant in Chicopee for 38 years.
Born in this town, he lived here all his life. He was a Navy veteran of World War II, and saw action in the Mediterranean theater.
He was a lifetime member of the American Legion in Granby.
He leaves his daughter, Joyce Fay, with whom he made his home; a stepdaughter, Dorothy Smola of Blounstown, Fla.; two brothers, Roy of Amherst and Harold of Chicopee; four sisters, Katherine King and Mabel Ely of Belchertown, Carrie Palady of Colonie, N.Y., and Elsie Zinkham of Eastlake, Ohio, and a granddaughter.
The funeral will be Monday evening at Beers & Story Funeral Home, with burial Tuesday at the Massachusetts National Cemetery in Bourne. Calling hours are Monday afternoon and evening before the funeral.
Memorial contributions may be made to Meals on Wheels, in care of the Senior Center, Park Street, Belchertown, 01007.
   
--from the Union-News (Springfield, MA), September 4, 1992