Donald Michael Doria, 89, husband of the late Dorothy Alice Doria, died Sunday, August 22, 2021.
Born in Buffalo, NY, he was the son of the late Samuel and Mary Caruana Doria.
A United States Army veteran of the Korean War, Mr. Doria was a member of St. James Episcopal Church. Donald was a mechanical engineer for Hughes Aircraft Company. He was a classic car enthusiast who especially enjoyed Model A restoration and was a former president of the Western Carolina Model A Ford Club. He was also an avid oil painter.
He is survived by his son Roy Doria; two daughters, Denise Navarro (Stephen) and Debbi Zisko (Michael); eight grandchildren, James, Ryan, and Mark Doria, Jay Navarro, Camden Massingill, Christian Navarro, and Kai and Kade Zisko; six great-grandchildren, Jocelyn Doria, Violet Ryann Doria, Jasper Ryan Doria, Sophia Massingill, and Smith and Samuel Navarro; and a sister, Carol Winkler.
The funeral service will be on Wednesday, August 25, 2021 at 11:00 a.m. at Thomas McAfee Funeral Home, Downtown. Entombment will be private.
Memorials may be made to the charity of one’s choice.