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Name: Donald F. "Dave" Bracken
Funeral Home: Askew-Houser Funeral Homes
Born: April 2, 1935
Died: October 3, 2016
Obituary: BRACKEN – Donald F.,”Dave”, 81, of Strongstown, passed on October 3, 2016 at home. Born April 2, 1935 in Nettleton, son of the late Jesse and Julia (Somogyi) Bracken. Preceded in death by infant daughter, Theresa Lee; infant sister, Ethel Marie; and sisters, Betty Perkins and Pluma Graham. Survived by wife of 56 years, the former Paulette Brown; and daughters, Loraine (Steve) Dumm; and Valerie (Wayne) Thomas. 3 Grandchildren and 4 Great Grandchildren. Brother of Mary Jane (Henry) Reiland; Jim (Florence) Bracken; and Pat Bracken; and numerous nieces and nephews. Member of Morningstar Lighthouse Ministries, Rt. 240, Cherry Tree. US Navy Veteran. Retired foreman with General Motors, Baltimore, MD. Donald loved hunting and fishing and the great outdoors. A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. Monday at Morningstar Lighthouse Ministries, Rt. 240, Cherry Tree, Pastor Ken Brown, officiating. In lieu of flowers, donations in Donald’s memory may be made to the American Cancer Society. Arrangements in care of Askew-Houser Funeral Homes Inc., Nanty Glo.