He was born July 14, 1932 at his grandparents Summers’ farm in Troy Township. His early years were spent at home until he was overcome with sickness and hospitalized.
In his later years he has been cared for by Futures Community Services, Martha Lloyd Day Care and Group Homes.
Don enjoyed being with those in his family home care. His family is grateful to the Futures and Guthrie Hospice Staffs who provided Don’s care as extended family.
Don is survived by a sister Virginia and husband Paul Shapiro, Wysox, and sister Rosemary in the Philippines; nieces and nephews, David and Pamela, Roger and Lynda, William, Nathan and Jennifer; there are also numerous surviving grand and great nieces and nephews
Don was preceded in death by his parents, Dean Chamberlain and Minnie (Summers) Shepard, a sister, Verna Ann and his brother David.
Funeral Arrangements have been entrusted to the Gerald W. Vickery, Jr. Funeral & Cremation Services, Inc., Troy, PA 16947.
Interment will be in Glenwood Cemetery with a memorial service to be held at the convenience of the family.
Donations in Don’s memory may be made to Futures Community Services, 23 Main Street, Towanda, PA 18848 or to Autism Organization of the donor’s choice.