Donald “Don” S. Sheriff, 87, of New Cumberland, passed peacefully, Tuesday, May 16, 2023, at East Liverpool City Hospital with family by his side.
Born February 20, 1936, in Loysville, PA., he was a son of the late Samuel R. and M. “Joyce” Reisinger Sheriff.
Don was also preceded in death by his sons, Donald “Lanny” Sheriff and Khris Sheriff; brother, Lewis “Gene” Sheriff and grandchildren, Nikki Smith and Michael Yost.
He was a graduate of Green Park Union High School. Don retired as a truck driver after 43 years’ service, most recently working for Weir-Cove Moving and Storage. He was a proud member of the Teamsters Union.
Don was an outdoorsman and enjoyed hunting and fishing. He was a member of Hall’s Hunting Club and was well known for his cooking during their trips to hunting camp.
He will be deeply missed by his loving wife of 69 years, Patty Lou Fritz Sheriff. Don will also be missed by his daughters, Karen Smith and her husband, William of Carrollton and Kimberly Robison and her husband, Sheldon of New Manchester; grandchildren, Crystal Spencer (Joseph Puskar) of Natrona Heights, PA., Michelle Landess (Cody) of Chester, and Elizabeth Weatherspoon of Jonesboro, AK.; great grandchildren, Spence Reynolds (Canyon), Jonah Spencer and Kynslee Landess and sister, Carol Stahl of Loysville, PA.
Per Don’s wishes, no services are planned at this time. There will be a graveside service at Buffalo Cemetery, Ickesburg, PA at a later date. He is in the care of the Arner Funeral Chapel.
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