Dave served in the U.S. Army, and retired as a foreman from Harshaw Chemical in Elyria following 29 years of service. He was a life member of Amvets Post #32. Dave loved sports; especially playing golf and basketball.
Survivors include his wife of 31 years, Josephine C. (nee Lauricia); two daughters, Janelle Dick (Jay) of Delta, Sherri Osterland of New London; four sons, Charles Donaldson of Elyria, Michael Sullinger (Seaneen) of Pebble Beach, California, Scott Sullinger (Joann) of Olmsted, Twp, Gary Sullinger (Barb) of Crestline. Additional survivors include a sister, Joan Grauso (Ernest) of New Castle, Pennsylvania; a brother, Marvin Donaldson (Betty) of Warren; 13 grandchildren; and six great grandchildren. Family will receive friends 4 to 7 P.M. Monday, February 10, 2014 at The Laubenthal-Mercado Funeral Home and Cremation Services 38475 Chestnut Ridge Rd. (at State Rt. 57) Elyria (440)323-4626. Funeral Service and burial will be private.