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.
Memorial contributions in Dave's memory can be sent to Ames Family Hospice 30080 Hospice Way Westlake, OH 44145. Online condolences can be expressed at www.laubenthalmercado.com