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Donald Carl Greenleaf

April 21, 1934 ~ November 4, 2021 (age 87)

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Donald C. Greenleaf

April 21, 1934     November 4, 2021

     Donald Carl Greenleaf, 87, Martinsburg, passed away Thursday morning, November 4, 2021, at UPMC Altoona.

     He was born in Martinsburg, son of the late H. Lester and Kathryn C. (Christner) Greenleaf.  On September 3, 1960, he married Janet Louise Hoover in Winchester, VA, and she preceded him in death on October 31, 2018.

     Surviving are a daughter, Lou Ann Kensinger of Martinsburg; two sons: Michael A. Greenleaf of Martinsburg, and Terry E. Greenleaf (Karen) of Elizabethtown; eight grandchildren: Melissa Kensinger, Ryan Kensinger, Brok Greenleaf (Jenna), Britni Greenleaf, Brody Greenleaf, Russell Livering (Tiffany), Adam Livering (Jennifer) and Lucille St. Amand (Sean); six great-grandchildren; four sisters: Ruth C. Adams, Dorothy L. Steele, Susan K. Buell and B. Jane Greenleaf; and a brother, Frank C. Greenleaf.

     Don was preceded in death by a son-in-law, Michael D. Kensinger, and two brothers: Robert M. Greenleaf and William P. Greenleaf.

     He was a 1952 graduate of Morrisons Cove High School, Martinsburg.  Don was a U.S. Army veteran, serving from 1956 until 1958 attaining the rank of Specialist 4th Class.  He retired as a lineman from Penelec with over 25 years of service.

     Don was a member of Martinsburg Memorial Church of the Brethren and the Martinsburg Sportsmen’s Association, where he served as past trustee.  He also loved and served his community in many ways including: serving two terms as mayor for Martinsburg; a member of the Martinsburg Volunteer Fire Company and Fire Police; coordinator for the Emergency Management Services for Martinsburg and North Woodbury Twp.; a policeman for Martinsburg from 1970-1974; past member of the former Martinsburg Lions Club; and served as the CB Chief and coordinator for the Martinsburg Sector for the Blair County Citizens Band Radio System.

     He loved spending time with his family, serving his beloved hometown of Martinsburg and also enjoyed hunting.

     Friends will be received from 5-8pm, Tuesday, November 9, 2021 at Martinsburg Memorial Church of the Brethren and from 10 until the 11am funeral service, Wednesday, November 10, 2021 at the church, Pastor Chris Garretson officiating.  Interment with military honors will be held at Fairview Cemetery, Martinsburg.  Arrangements are by John K. Bolger Funeral Home Inc., Martinsburg.

     Memorial contributions in memory of Don may be given to Memorial Church of the Brethren, 210 N. Wall St., Martinsburg, PA 16662 or Martinsburg Vol. Fire Company, 205 S. Market St., Martinsburg,  PA  16662.

     

 

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Services

Viewing
Tuesday
November 9, 2021

5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Memorial Church of the Brethren
210 N Wall St
Martinsburg, PA 16662

Viewing
Wednesday
November 10, 2021

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Memorial Church of the Brethren
210 N Wall St
Martinsburg, PA 16662

Funeral Service
Wednesday
November 10, 2021

11:00 AM
Memorial Church of the Brethren
210 N Wall St
Martinsburg, PA 16662

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