Winship,  Donald R.

Donald R. Winship, 78 , died  09/02/04 in  Heath Village, Hackettstown, N.J..  Donald lived in  The Diamond Hill section of Mansfield Twp., N.J. for the last 19yrs. coming from West Caldwell, N.J. and was born in Newark, New Jersey on 01/10/26.

Husband/Wife of: Gladys "Beth" Stewart Winship

Son/Daughter of: the late Horace D. & Enola Mertz Winship

Survived By: His Wife - Gladys "Beth" Stewart at Home
1 son David S. of Georgetown, Texas
1 Daughter - Donna W. Nolan - Portsmouth, R.I.
1 Brother - Bart Winship - Basking Ridge, N.J.
5 Grandchildren.

Occupation: He was a licensed Funeral Director for over 50yrs having worked for the former W. Knapp & Son Funeral home in East Orange, N.J. and most recently had been employed by many funeral homes in N.W. N.J. as a freelance director and embalmer.

Veteran Info: He served in the U.S. Army from 44 - 45 in Burma, India and China in the 102nd Quartermaster Graves Registration Platoon.

Additional Information:  He was a member of the Hackettstown 1st Presb. Church, Hackettstown, N.J. and was a Free and accepted Master Mason. He and his wife Beth had been married for over 57yrs. He was instrumental in the restoration of the old Presbyterian Burial Grounds in Hackettstown, N.J. as well as being active on the "Billy Yank" Civil War Memorial Committee which erected a Civil War Statue at the "Five Corners" section of Hackettstown. Mr Winship was also an Author and Illustrator having written and published 2 books; the first was called "Embalming Notes" which is still used as a teaching aid and reference book within the mortuary colleges throughout the United States. His Second Book called "The Marble", is a reflection of a soldiers wartime experiences while in Burma and China during WWII.

Visitation: Monday, September 6th from 5-8pm at the Funeral Home.

Services: Tuesday 9-7-04, 10:00am - At the Funeral Home.

In Lieu of Flowers: 1st Presbyterian Church Building Fund, 298 Main St. Hackettstown, N.J. 07840

Interment: Union Cemetery, Hackettstown, N.J. with full military honors at 11:00am