Donald S. Podkowka


Donald S. Podkowka

LYONS FALLS – Donald S. Podkowka, 68, sadly died Friday, January 27, 2017 at his home with his faithful dog, Pork Chop at his side.

Don was born July 9, 1948 in Lowville the son of the late Ludolf S. and Winnie Mae (Mackey) Podkowka. He graduated from South Lewis Central School and received his Automotive Industries teaching degree from New York State in 1987. He taught auto mechanics at Glenfield BOCES and in Utica.

He is survived by his two sons, Christopher and Donald S. Jr.; his grandson, Zach; a sister, Andrea (Roland) Galarneau; a brother, Bernard W.; several nieces, nephews and cousins.

Donald is predeceased by his brother, Reginald L. “Bud” Podkowka.

Donald was a communicant of St. John’s Catholic Church. A spring committal service will be at Calvary Cemetery, Port Leyden. There are no calling hours.

Memorials may be made to: Lewis County Humane Society, P.O. Box 682, Lowville, NY 13367, http://lewiscountyhumanesociety.org/

Arrangements are with the Sundquist Funeral Home, to convey online condolences, please use: www.sundquistfh.com

Source: Watertown Daily Times Obituaries
Donald S. Podkowka