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Donald T. Lease

August 31, 1939 ~ June 12, 2022 (age 82)

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Obituary

Donald T. Lease, 82, of Lisbon, passed away on Sunday, June 12, 2022, at Parkside Nursing Home in Columbiana with his family by his side. He was born August 31, 1939 in Salem, son of the late Clarence and Elsie Lease.

Preceding him in death is his loving wife, Phyllis (Brown) Lease; brothers, Clarence “Bus” and Arnold; and sister, Lillian.

Left to cherish his memory is his son, Ronald “Ronnie” Lease (fiancée Melinda Berlin); granddaughter, Ashley (Donald) McKinley; great-grandchildren, Allison, Brooklynn, Daxton and Cassidy; brother, Richard “Dick” and sisters, Shirley and Anna Jean.

Donald was a proud U.S. Army Veteran, having served his country for 6 years. He was also a member of the Tri-State Antique Auto Club, Salem Auxiliary Police Department, a part-time police officer for Perry Twp. He worked 40 years at the Canfield Fairgrounds and 30 years at the Lisbon Fairgrounds. Most of all, he loved his family and was always there for them when they needed him. Donald adored his granddaughter and great-grandchildren, they were his life.

Family and friends will be received 11 a.m.–1:00 p.m. and 3:00-5:00 p.m. Friday, June 17, 2022, at Stark Memorial with a memorial service starting at 5:00 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial donations be made to Stark Memorial Funeral Home.

If unable to attend you may show your support by joining our complimentary “Hugs from Home” program where your message will be attached to a balloon in the chapel to remind the family of your love and support at www.starkmemorial.com/hugs-from-home.

Arrangements are being handled by Stark Memorial Funeral Home and Cremation Services.

To view Donald’s obituary or send condolences, visit www.starkmemorial.com.

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Services

Visitation
Friday
June 17, 2022

11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Stark Memorial Funeral Home
1014 E. State St.
Salem, OH 44460

Visitation
Friday
June 17, 2022

3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Stark Memorial Funeral Home
1014 E. State St.
Salem, OH 44460

Memorial Service
Friday
June 17, 2022

5:00 PM
Stark Memorial Funeral Home
1014 E. State St.
Salem, OH 44460

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