Donald C. Custer, 86, of McAlisterville, passed away at 5:25 AM on Monday, November 21, 2022 at his residence.
Born on May 11, 1936 in Lewistown, Mifflin County, he is a son of the late Stanford S. and Margaret C. (Chapple) Custer.
On July 1, 1978, he was married to his surviving wife, Jane A. (Knepp) Custer with whom she was blessed to share over 44 years of marriage before his passing.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by his children, Jeffrey Custer of Texas, Karen and David of Indiana, Shaun (Stephanie) Custer of Allensville, and Kelly (Donald) Darst of Yeagertown; ten grandchildren; seven great grandchildren; siblings, Beverly Sealover of Mifflin and Paul Custer of Harrisburg; one sister in law, Mary Custer of Hershey; and many generations of nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one brother, Stan Custer; and sisters, Eleanor Cramer, Jean Hayes, Clara Mae Benner, Lois Graff, and Betty Marrone.
Mr. Custer honorably served our country in the United States Navy from 1956-1960.
He was employed and retired out of Local 23 Asbestos Workers in Harrisburg.
His memberships include the Moose Lodge #143 in Lewistown and a life member of Crawford-Brubaker VFW Post 5863 in Mifflintown.
Funeral Services will take place at 10:00 AM, Friday, November 25, 2022 at the Brown Funeral Homes, Inc., 111 Westfall St., McAlisterville with the Rev. Graham C. Fowler officiating. Interment will follow at Mount Rock Cemetery, Lewistown.
A viewing will be held from 9:00 AM until the time of the funeral services at 10:00 AM on Friday at the funeral home.
Online condolences and tributes can be shared with the family at www.brownfuneralhomesinc.com.