HARRISVILLE, NY – Donald E. Gadbaw, 75, of Bryant Bridge Road, passed away peacefully in the early hours of Monday, April 26, 2021, at home, under the loving care of his family and Friends of Lewis County Hospice.
Born Jan. 31, 1946, in Norwich, CT, the son of the late Russell R. and Gertrude M. (Bush) Shortridge, he graduated from Carthage High School and went on to work for the Carpenter-Millwright Union. He later became the owner and operator of Sandhill Construction in Harrisville.
On Dec. 28, 1991, he married Lynne M. Camidge in Natural Bridge.
Donald loved hunting, riding motorcycles, and snowmobiling.
Survivors include his beloved wife of 29 years, Lynne; four children, Sharon (Senil) Fernado; Patti (Timothy) Prashaw; Scott (Billie Jo) Gadbaw; and Sherry (Peter) Sears; four stepchildren, Roy McKnight; Jackie Fuller; John McKnight; and Wanda Arnold; three grandchildren, Tanya, Brooke and Veronica; three step-grandchildren, Tia, Lacey, Dakota, Amaya, Victoria and Damien; two great-grandchildren, Ryder and William; as well a two step-great-grandchildren, Lance, Josie, Laney and Blake.
He was predeceased by a stepson, Donald Fuller.
No services will be held at this time.
Arrangements are with Lundy Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Inc.
Condolences can be made at www.lundyfuneralhome.com.