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Donald K. Holbert

Published on January 22, 2014

Donald K. Holbert of Narrowsburg, NY died Sunday, January 12, 2014 at Wayne Memorial Hospital, Honesdale, PA with his family by his side. He was 82. At his request no public service will be held.

Born February 7, 1931 in Indian Orchard, PA, he was the son of the late Kenneth Holbert and Edith Harvey Holbert. He grew up and attended school in Honesdale, was a United States Navy veteran, and was retired from Empire State Carpenters and Joiners of America Union with 50 years of service.

Survivors include his wife of 59 years, Joan Holbert of Narrowsburg, NY; their three children, Craig Holbert and wife Tammy and their children Megan and William of Beach Lake, PA, Kelly Holbert Carlsen and her husband Dan and their children Danielle and Erica of Hickory, NC, and Kyle Holbert and his daughter Annalyse of Narrowsburg, NY. Also surviving Don are his three sisters of Honesdale, PA: Eleanor Gillow, Marlene Tolley, and Barbara Hubert; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Don was a much loved husband, father, brother, and friend. He will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved him.

Memorial donations can be made to the Tusten Volunteer Ambulance Corp., PO Box 34, Narrowsburg, NY.