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“Don was a great guy and a wonderful shipmate. Always ready with a smile and a word of encouragement. My sincere condolences to his entire family:...Read More »
1 of 9 | Posted by: Layne Smith - Douglasville, GA

“Sandy, my heart is breaking for you. I am praying. ”
2 of 9 | Posted by: Christine Twiss - Jasper, GA

“My heart breaks at not having this big-hearted man in our community on this earth and rejoices in knowing that he has joined the saints in heaven...Read More »
3 of 9 | Posted by: Robin and Romeo Delloro - VA

“My cousin Don was a great individual. Growing up with him was truly an adventure and although we lost touch for many years, he remained in my...Read More »
4 of 9 | Posted by: Thomas Day - Palmer, TN

“Don's Promotion to Glory came as an unexpected message. Just a few days before Carol and I met him in Sandy in Sam's Club. That seems to be the place...Read More »
5 of 9 | Posted by: Ron and Carol Liston - Friend

“Sandy, Adam and Gwen, Eli and Faith and Nate and your wife, I got to know Don through the marriage of Gwen to Adam and as I am an honorary Priestman...Read More »
6 of 9 | Posted by: Jan Himmelreich - Collegeville, PA

“You will be dearly missed, Mr. Don Schrade. I am deeply saddened by Don's passing. It was wonderful reminiscing with Don at our 50th PVHS reunion...Read More »
7 of 9 | Posted by: Cherry Ellison - Santa Rosa, CA

“I was Don's FAA medical examiner for many years. We both being retired Navy,we talked about many things. I saw him through his trials with TWA...Read More »
8 of 9 | Posted by: A friend

“So very sad to hear the news of Don's passing. He was such a lovely man and will be greatly missed. Our neighborhood will not be the same without him...Read More »
9 of 9 | Posted by: Linda & Cal Cameron - Chesapeake, VA

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Donald passed away on Sunday, September 10, 2017.

Donald was a resident of Chesapeake, Virginia at the time of passing.

Don graduated from The Ohio State University, Class of 1972 with a degree in Architecture and was commissioned as an officer in the United States Navy where he served his country as a Pilot.

Funeral Services will be held in Apostles Lutheran Church, Chesapeake, Virginia on Friday, September 15, 2017 at 12:00 Noon with the Reverend David P. Peterson officiating. Burial with full military honors will be in Albert G. Horton, Jr. Memorial Veterans Cemetery at Hampton Roads in Suffolk, Virginia.

In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to Samaritan's Purse, www.samaritanspurse.org Online condolences may be sent to the family at hdoliver.com.