Don­ald Richard Scheibe, for­merly of West Chester

Daily Local News (West Chester, PA) - - OBITUARIES -

Don­ald Richard Scheibe, 78, of Wilm­ing­ton, Delaware, passed away peace­fully on Wed­nes­day, November 2, 2016 at Foulk Manor South.

Don was born in 1938 in West Chester, Penn­syl­va­nia to Max and Hetty (Tressler) Scheibe. He grad­u­ated from West Chester High School in 1956 and served hon­or­ably in the United States Ma­rine Corps. Don worked as a re­search tech­ni­cian for five years at DuPont and then 32 years at Sun Com­pany. He en­joyed spend­ing time with fam­ily, travel, bridge, bi­cy­cling, ball­room danc­ing and all things Si­na­tra.

Don is sur­vived by his wife, Sandy; three chil­dren, Don Scheibe Jr. and his wife Sue of Wilm­ing­ton, DE, Su­san Cof­fin and her hus­band Dou­glas of Ox­ford, OH, and Deb Nor­man and her hus­band Eric of Fort Wayne, IN; seven grand­sons; his sis­ter Bar­bara Finkbohner of Bloomsbury, NJ; his broth­ers Bob and Rick and sis­ter Patti Tre­ston all of West Chester, PA; and many nieces and neph­ews. He was pre­ceded in death by his par­ents, his broth­ers Max and Jim, and his sis­ters Joan and Judy.

A cel­e­bra­tion of his life will be held at 11:30 am on Satur­day, November 12 at the Best West­ern Ho­tel at the Con­cordville Inn, Route 322 and Route 1, Con­cordville, PA 19331. Burial will be pri­vate.

Memo­rial dona­tions may be made to the Michael J. Fox Foun­da­tion for Parkin­son’s Re­search, Church Street Sta­tion, P. O. Box 780, New York, New York 100080780 or on­line at dona­tions@michaelj­fox.org.

For on­line con­do­lences, please visit Chan­dler Fu­neral Homes & Cre­ma­tory chan­dler­fu­ner­al­home.com 302-478-7100.

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