Donald L. Vrooman, 87, Pitcairn

PITCAIRN – Donald L. Vrooman, 87, formerly of State Highway 3, passed away on Saturday, Oct. 12, 2019. Per his request his body was donated to the SUNY Upstate Medical University Anatomical Gift Program.

The family will host a Celebration of life and will receive friends and his final interment with his beloved wife Helen will be held on August 15, 2021, at the Harrisville Fire Hall at 1:00 p.m. located at 14226 Church St, Harrisville, NY.

Born on May 1, 2932 at the homestead farm on the Garrison Rd., the son of Harvey and Priscilla Hiscock Vrooman.  He married Helen Davidson on October 24, 1957 at the Baptist Church in Carthage.  Mrs. Vrooman died on September 6, 2015.  He worked as a dairy farmer on his cousin, Clyde Vrooman’s farm, as well as for St. Joe’s until it closed and then later for Viking in Harrisville until his retirement.

He is survived by his daughter, Donalee (James A.) LaParr Harrisville and his son, Donald C. Vrooman and his companion Sherry, Gouverneur and his son Ronald G. Vrooman, Pitcairn.  Also surviving are 5 grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren.

He is predeceased by his wife, Helen and his brother, Herbert and Harvey.

Arrangements were handled by the Lundy Funeral Home & Cremation Service Inc., 500 State St., Carthage, NY.

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