In Memoriam : Donald VanSyckel

Donald VanSyckel Donald L VanSyckel - age: 83
(October 17, 1932 to July 29, 2016 )
Resident of Bar Mills, Maine

Visitation Information:
A memorial Service will be held at the North Windsor Baptist Church #955 Ridge Rd, Windsor Maine 04363, time and date will be announced. Burial will be at Resthaven Cemetery, Windsor
For those wishing to make memorial contributions in his memory please consider the North Windsor Baptist Church 955 Ridge Rd, Windsor, Maine 04363 .
Dennett, Craig & Pate Funeral and Cremation Service, Bar Mills have been entrusted with the arrangements. We proudly provide services to our veterans.

Bar Mills, Donald L. VanSyckel, 83 of Towle St passed away Friday July 29, 2016 at the Gosnell Memorial Hospice house. He was born in Wyckoff, New Jersey October 17, 1932 the son of Albert and Catherine VanSyckel.
Don attended local schools and at a young age was working in Corpus Christi, Texas. While working at a local restaurant he soon left to help start Whataburger. While helping the company get off the ground, he was responsible for hiring, purchasing goods and opening new stores.
Don joined the US Army from 1955 until 1957, while serving he became a LPN and was awarded as an Expert marksman.
After his service in Feb, 1958 he married Molly Peaselee. They moved to Buxton in early 1964. Don worked as a partsman for Caterpillar and then for South Worth Inc, until 1994.
He is predeceased by his wife Molly in November of 2015.
Survivors include a daughter Gwendolyn Morrison and her husband David of Bar Mills, 3 sons Roland VanSyckel and his wife Sally of West Buxton, George VanSyckel and his wife Victoria of Cape Elizabeth, Steven VanSyckel and his wife Stephanie of Hiram, a sister Marilyn of Arizona, 13 grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren.

Gary O - August 7, 2016Contact this person Contact this person
Don, You were the first person I met upon moving to Towle St in 1990. I liked hearing your stories, especially the one about carrying the fat guy down many flights of stairs in a medical emergency. You took good care of your wife when she was sick. You were a proud veteran and a kind & decent man. Rest in peace my friend. Gary O'Connell


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