Donald Charles Bobish, 75, of Landenberg, PA, passed away Sunday, August 29, 2021, at his residence. Donald was born on October 25, 1945, in Curtisville, West Deer Township, son of the late Charles and Ann (Sporty) Bobish.
He was a 1963 graduate of West Deer High School and 1967 graduate of the University of Pittsburgh, with a degree in chemical engineering. Donald's career as a chemical engineer gave him opportunities in Ohio, Texas, Delaware, and Pennsylvania. Until his retirement in 2012, Donald took on a second career, as a pet store owner. He owned and operated Pet Village in Delaware for 15 years.
He coached his children in baseball and soccer for 20 years and was an avid Pittsburgh Steelers fan. He also enjoyed gardening. Donald is survived by his loving wife of 52 years, Gail (George) Bobish; children, Greg (Mary Beth) Bobish, of Voorheesville, NY, Cindy (Ron) Temple, of Middletown, DE, Jeff (Sara) Bobish, of Highland Park, Pa, Chris (Maureen) Bobish, of Washington D.C., and Michael (Danielle McDonald) Bobish, of Wilmington, DE; grandchildren, Anna, Fred, Charlie, Lark, Seth, and Molly Bobish, Kavan and Cole Temple; siblings, Pat Staninecz, of West Deer Township and Doug (Jeanne) Bobish, of Murrysville.
Friends and family are invited to attend visitation 6 to 8 pm, Friday and 10 to 11am, Saturday, at Adam Siemianowski Funeral Home, 179 Starr Road, Russellton, West Deer Township, 15076. A funeral service will be held at 11 am, Saturday, September 4, 2021, in the funeral home with Rev. Robert Kennedy officiating. Donald will be laid to rest at Deer Creek Cemetery, Harmar Township.
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