Donald E. “Don” Hiles


Donald E. “Don” Hiles

Erie, Erie County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 4 Jan 2013 (aged 84)
Wesleyville, Erie County, Pennsylvania, USA
Burial Cremated, Ashes scattered at sea, Specifically: Ashes were scattered on the Atlantic Ocean.
Memorial ID 131579462 View Source

Age 84, son of the late James B. and Esther Clayman Hiles.

Don graduated from Wesleyville High School and served in the U.S. Navy during the Korean War. He worked at Lord Corporation and then General Electric until his retirement in 1991. He was a member of Messiah Lutheran Church and sang in the church choir, as well as with the Symphonic Singers, the Erie Philharmonic.

Don was preceded in death by his wife, Eleanor M. Wertz Hiles, who passed away on January 1, 2013; and three brothers, Walter, James (d 12/1986 age 68) and Harry Hiles.

He is survived by two daughters, Donna Holverson (Don) of Austinburg, Ohio and Dianne Tabor (Jeff) of Greenwood, Ind.; two sons, Walter R. Hiles and Warren E. Hiles (Debbie) all of Erie; nine grandchildren; great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

Private interment; because of his love of the ocean, his cremains were scattered over the Atlantic.

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  • Created by: Edie
  • Added: 19 Jun 2014
  • Find a Grave Memorial 131579462
  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Donald E. “Don” Hiles (6 May 1928–4 Jan 2013), Find a Grave Memorial ID 131579462, ; Maintained by Edie (contributor 46739327) Cremated, Ashes scattered at sea, who reports a Ashes were scattered on the Atlantic Ocean..