Edward Joseph Donaldson
February 9, 2018
Edward Joseph Donaldson, 86, died Feb. 9 in Marietta, Ga.
He was born Oct. 4, 1932, a son of Francis and Julia Donaldson, Saint Clair.
He was an Army veteran of the Korean War.
He was known to his friends as E.J., and he was an experimental engineer tech at Lockheed Martin in Marietta, Ga., for over 40 years. He loved to trout fish, make wine and was an avid reader.
He was preceded in death by his wife of 60 years, Doris Dillard Donaldson, Blairsville, Ga.; brothers, Robert and James Donaldson; sister, Eleanor McNamara.
He is survived by his children, Ted Donaldson, Georgia, and Jennifer LaGessie, Alabama; son-in-law, Todd; granddaughter, Marina. He is also survived by sisters, Marie Forney, Schuylkill Haven, Rita Hinchey and Beatrice Allen, both of Saint Clair.
Funeral services and interment with full military honors were held at Shady Grove Methodist Church, Blairsville, Ga. Sign the guest book at republicanherald.com