CLAYTON, NY — Donald M. Winnett, 86, Clayton, passed away Sunday, Oct. 25, 2020, at the Carthage Rehabilitation and Nursing Home, Carthage.
The funeral service will be 4:00 p.m. Friday, Oct. 30, 2020, at the Carpenter-Stoodley Funeral Home, Belleville, with Rev. Robert Decker officiating. Calling hours will be held prior to the service 2 to 4 p.m. at the funeral home. Burial will be held at a later date.
Donald was born Nov. 15, 1933, in Belleville, NY, the son to Leo and Mildred Larkins Winnett and grew up on several family farms.
He married Shirley Daniels in 1954 and had three sons, Joey, Terri and Daron. The marriage ended in a divorce. He later married Joan M. Barbur Hoan in April 1973.
Donald worked at Sodus Fruit Farms, Sodus, NY, New York Air Brake, Watertown, NY, and Frinks Snowplow, Clayton, retiring after 22 years of employment.
He is survived by his wife, Joan, Clayton; a son, Daron (Tracie) Winnett, Clayton; two step-daughters, Vicky (Roger) Monica, Brenda Smith; three sisters, Janet Nichols, Betty Grandjean and Debra Truesdell. He is also survived by his grandson, Ken (Olivia) Winnett, great-grandchildren, Makayla, Alice, Terrance and several nieces and nephews.
Besides his parents he was predeceased by his sons, Joey, Terri, and a sister, Nancy Anzalone.
Donald enjoyed working at Frinks, gardening, camping and spending time with family and friends.
Online condolences may be made at www.carpenterstoodley.com.