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 Donald Wayne Critchfield

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Donald Wayne Critchfield

Donald W. Critchfield, 62, of Vineland, N.J., formerly of Garrett, died June 24, 2002 in Atlantic City Medical Center, Pomona. Don was born and raised in Summit Township, near Garrett. A son of Hazel (Glotfelty) Critchfield, Meyersdale, and the late John W. Critchfield. Also survived by his wife, the former Janet Weigel; a son, Stephen Critchfield, Freehold, N.J., and four grandchildren: Stephanie, John, Bobby, and Daniel. A brother of Richard Critchfield of Michigan, and Thomas Critchfield of Berlin. Also survived by his aunt Pauline Spear, Berlin; and his uncle Robert Glotfelty, Berlin. He resided in Vineland since 1965. He was a graduate of California State College and received his masters degree from Glassboro State College. Don was a 38-year employee of the Vineland Board of Education. He started his teaching career at the Landis School and finished at the 9-10 Building where he taught World History and Social Studies for 25 years. He was a guidance counselor for the after school program. He was an active member of the Lutheran Church of the Redeemer, Vineland, where he served as Chief Lay officer of the congregation, chairperson of the Ministry support staff committee, deacon and past vice president of the Church Council. He also served on the Little Acres Board of Directors. He was a member of the NEA and the NJEA. He was an avid Philadelphia Flyers fan and held a season ticket since 1974. Friends will be received from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday at the Price Funeral Home, Meyersdale. Service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday at the First United Methodist Church, Meyersdale, with the Rev. Joseph Onder officiating. Interment, Center Church Cemetery, Garrett. A visitation and service will be conducted at the Pancoast Funeral Home in Vineland, N.J. on Thursday. Memorials may be made to the Lutheran Church of the Redeemer, 2384 E. Landis Ave., Vineland, N.J. 08361.


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  • Created by: Maggie
  • Added: 25 Aug 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 29290915
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Donald Wayne Critchfield (30 Apr 1940–24 Jun 2002), Find A Grave Memorial no. 29290915, citing Center Lutheran Church Cemetery, Summit Township, Somerset County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Maggie (contributor 47039969) .