ALBANY — Donald George Christman, 67, of Albany, passed away peacefully at home on Saturday, Oct. 13, 2012, surrounded by family, after a battle with cancer. He was born in Newark, Ohio, Jan. 1, 1945, to George and Blanche Christman. Don was a man of great faith, integrity, humor and compassion.
Don is survived by his best friend and partner, Swanee Christman; their daughter, Cathy McDonald, and her family, Todd, Austin and Jason; a son, Darren Christman, and his family, Cara, Kendra and Eric; a sister, Donna Jeffers, and her family, Frank, Amy, Brad and Trisha; his father-in-law, Charles Abraham; his sister-in-law, Roseanne Aydelotte, and her family, Jay, Kristen and Michelle.
Visitation will be held at Jagers & Sons Funeral Home in Athens on Saturday, Oct. 20, from 8:30 to 10:00 a.m. Mass of Christian Burial will follow immediately at 11 a.m. at St Paul’s Catholic Church in Athens with Msgr. Patrick Gaughan as celebrant. Burial will be in Mount Calvary Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers and to honor Donald’s passion for helping others, the family requests contributions be made to Good Works Inc., P.O. Box 4, Athens, OH 45701.