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Donald Earl Severs, Sr.


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Severs, Sr. Donald Earl, age 79, died the morning of Wednesday, March 25th surrounded by his loved ones. Donald was born August 30, 1940 the son of Walter and Effie Mae (Peacock) Severs. He is survived his best friend and wife of 46 years, Pamela Lynn (Rizer) Severs. Together they have three daughters, Emily (Rick Kolb), Ellen (David) Guenther, Elaine (Jason) Bucey and son, Ryan (Sarah Wise) Severs. Donald, better known as Papaw, is survived by eleven grandchildren, the light of his life. Madelyn (Emily), Hayden (Emily), Emma (Emily), Parker (Ryan), Cohen (Ellen), Avery (Ellen), Keegan (Ellen), Hadlee (Elaine), Rizer (Elaine), Bexley (Elaine) and Wren (Elaine). Son’s Donald Jr., Shawn and preceded in death by Jeffrey. Don worked as a Refrigeration and Repair serviceman at Progressive Refrigeration. He retired after 31 years of service, meeting many close friends along the way. Don loved working in his yard, planting flowers, handyman to all, his beloved red truck and spending time with family. Anyone that met Don knew he was ornery, his piercing blue eyes lit up a room and his sense of humor will have lasting memories for us all! A special thank you to Dr. Richard Darr and Dr. David Monjot, who went above and beyond for Don’s care. A celebration of Don’s life will be held later. We are looking at August around his 80th birthday and 20 years cancer free. In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to CDKL5 for his “baby”. Donations can be made at or mailed to: IFCR, P.O. Box 926, Wadsworth, OH 44282. Arrangements handled by CONROY FUNERAL HOME.
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Dear Pam and the entire family. Sending love, prayers and strength to endure the days ahead. My heart is so heavy thinking you are going through this at this time. Don and DeeDee Rigney

- DeeDee Rigney , Friday April 10th, 2020

Ryan, so sorry to hear about your Dads passing. You are in our thoughts at this difficult time.

- Bob and Chris Weist, Sunday March 29th, 2020

We are so sorry that we can’t be with any of you at this time. Your dad was always the sweetest, kindest, most loving man. You all know that he is right up there with our Lord and is out of pain and suffering. Please know that you are all in our thoughts and prayers❤️

- Debbie and Tom nuss, Sunday March 29th, 2020

Ellen, Emily, Elaine and family, we are so sorry for the loss of your father. We know you will carry your cherished memories of him close to your heart. You all are loved by so many and we are all sending you prayers of strength, love and peace.

- Fourman Family, Friday March 27th, 2020

Dear Pam & Family Don was one of my favorite patient. He always had a smile on his face. He always brighten my day. He sure did love you & your family. Please know you & your family are in my prayers.

- Cheryl Kovaleski, Thursday March 26th, 2020

Pam & Family- incredibly sorry for the loss of your beloved. Mr Severs always had a smile and hello. A life well lived. Sending love and sympathy.

- Dan & Bonnie Schutte, Thursday March 26th, 2020

Pam & Family- incredibly sorry for the loss of your beloved. Mr Severs always had a smile and hello. A life well lived. Sending love and sympathy.

- Dan & Bonnie Schutte, Thursday March 26th, 2020

Ellen, Elaine, Emily and family, I am so sorry. We will be praying for you to experience the Lord's embrace when we can't come along side you like we would want to. Blessings be on your family in the grief.

- Jenny Rue, Thursday March 26th, 2020

So sorry to hear of Don’s passing ,Pam . Prayers and loving thoughts from us to you and family at this very sad time . Love, Margie and Larry Stelzer

- Margie Nash Stelzer, Thursday March 26th, 2020

Dear Pam and family. We are very sorry for your loss and our thoughts and prayers are with all of you. Don was a caring and loving family man who never a stranger. He is gone but will never be forgotten. Love and sympathy to you and family.

- Fred and Nancy Sticklen , Thursday March 26th, 2020

Aunt Pam & family so sorry to hear of Uncle Don’s passing. We hold you in our thoughts. May the memories be dear to you as you walk this new journey of life. Love from SC

- Clegg & Cindie Taylor, Thursday March 26th, 2020

My Dearest Pam and FAMILIES, May all the precious memories you all have shared withDon give you peace and strength. GOD BLESS AND PRAYERS LOVE AND HUGS MARY

- Mary Weld, Wednesday March 25th, 2020

My sincere thoughts and prayers are with you all, I’m so sorry for your loss! ❤️ To you all during this time and for the years to come. Sincerely, Kristen Conley

- Kristen Conley (Vest) , Wednesday March 25th, 2020

Uncle Don was a great guy and will be missed, he was also survived by his brother Walter E. Severs Jr. of Kettering, Ohio and Jim Severs of Norcross, Georgia

- Tim Severs, Wednesday March 25th, 2020

We are so very sorry to hear of the passing of your dad. He was a wonderful man. Our sincerest thoughts and prayers for all of you in this time. The Tropps—Adam, Jenn, Natalie, Emily, and Wes

- The Tropp Family , Wednesday March 25th, 2020

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