St. George-Forsythe Funeral Homes
Obituary of Donald P. Zeh
Cohocton – Donald P. Zeh, passed away Friday morning July 5, 2019 at his home in Cohocton. Don was born March 23rd, 1939 in Cohocton the son of Lewis and Gertrude (Rohde) Zeh. He grew up in Cohocton and has remained a life resident of the Cohocton area.
Don and Onlee Hunt were married January 1, 1979 and together have celebrated 40 years of marriage. His employment career was mostly spent as a mechanic and quality control inspector for G.E. (Railroad Division), Morrison Knudson and retired from Alstom in 2006. During his retirement, Don still worked part time at Alstom and at Hillside Motors in
Don was pre-deceased by two sons, Christopher and Stephen Zeh; his brother-in-law John Murphy; his parents, Lewis and Gertrude Zeh; and his grandparents, Rev. Paul and Emma Rohde and Henry and Anna Zeh. He is survived by his wife, Onlee Zeh of Cohocton; his children, Lisa (Kevin) Sanford, Wayland, Todd Zeh (Heather Turner), Cohocton and Tracey (John) Wilkins, Oxford, CT, Trisha (Robert) Carey, Wayland and Bonnie (Greg) Paige, Cohocton; 19 grandchildren; many great-grandchildren; siblings, Karl (Val) Zeh, Little Rock, AR, Gerald (Judy) Zeh, Cohocton and Joyce Murphy, Avoca; several brothers and sisters in law; along with many many nieces and nephews.
Don’s family and friends may call Friday from 4-7pm at the St. George-Forsythe Funeral Home, 109 West Naples St., Wayland. Don’s funeral service will be Saturday at 11am at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Cohocton. Memorial contributions in Donald P. Zeh’s memory may be made to the Cohocton Lions Club,
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