Donald Robert Warner, Sr., 83, of Northford, passed away on Thursday, May 10, 2018 at his home. He was the beloved husband of 55 years to Martha Slater Warner. Donald was born in New Haven on September 30, 1934 and was the son of the late Pasquale and Philomena Cremese Warner. He served his country faithfully in the US Navy. Donald attended Villanova University. He and his late brother were the owners and operators of the former Warner Tool & Die. Donald later worked for the former Automatic Fasteners until his retirement. He was a member of the Northford V.F.W., was a volunteer firefighter for the Washington Engine Fire Dept. of Guilford, was an avid bowler, enjoyed working on cars and motorcycles with his daughter and son, enjoyed boating, camping and working in his yard. He was the beloved father of Laura Warner Pinto and Donald Robert Warner Jr. (wife MaryAnn). Grandfather of Jessica, Amanda, Alexandra & Jake Warner and Gabriella Pinto. Great-Grandfather of Kayden Warner. Predeceased by two sisters and two brothers.
A funeral service will be conducted in the North Haven Funeral Home, 36 Washington Avenue, on Wednesday evening at 7:00. Family and friends may call from 4:00 until time of service. Interment will be private and at the convenience of the family. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to a charity of one’s choice.