Wednesday, February 13, 2013
Donald Rea Passes Away
Donald Aloysius Rea "Don", 84, a 50-year resident of Davidsonville, died peacefully February 8.
Born September 20, 1928 in Richmond Virginia, Don was the son of the late John Wentworth Rea and the late Margaret Rea. He studied at both the University of Richmond and Gonzaga University in Spokane, WA., graduating from the latter.
He married Mary Louise Baroni on Nov. 3, 1951. Don was the regional manager for Byrd Press for many years and later opened his own consulting business.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Louise Rea and two brothers, James Rea and John Rea. Don is survived by five children, Antonia Rea, Christina Felton, Francesca Douglas, John Rea and Donald Rea; two brothers, Frederick Rea and Leonard Rea; and eight grandchildren. Emily; Veronica, Sydnie, Ian, Miller, Isabeau, Annaliese and Emmerson.
Funeral services were held Tuesday, February 12 at Holy Family Church in Davidsonville. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made in Don's memory to the Alzeimer's Foundation of America (alz.org).