Donald L. Wansitler


Donald L. Wansitler, 60, of Slippery Rock Township passed away the evening of June 8, 2019, at UPMC Montefiore.
Born on Dec. 14, 1958, in New Castle, he was the son of the late David L. and Florence Rouzzo Wansitler.
On July 16, 1977, he married his beloved wife, the former Gloria Iorio, who survives at home.
Don had been a self-employed contractor. He was a member of Life Changing Ministries Church, which he helped to create and build. He was an avid Pittsburgh Steeler and NASCAR fan. He enjoyed camping, but his greatest joy was the time he spent with his family.
In addition to his wife, Don is survived by his children, Donald Wansitler (Lisa) of New Castle, Suzanne Wansitler of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina; two brothers, David Wansitler and Bill Forkey, both of New Castle; his sister, Donna Bash and her husband, Bob, of Pittsburgh; six grandchildren, Donnie, Marcus, Dominic, Kameron, Kobe and Karsyn Rose; his extended family, Dori and Fred Weaver, Sue and Bill Lanigan, Ronnie and Tammy Iorio, Doug and Helen Iorio, Bill Iorio and Sandy Iorio; and his In-laws, Mom and Dad Iorio.
In addition to his parents, Don was preceded in death by uncle, Butch Wansitler.
Visitation will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, June 11, 2019, at the Ed & Don DeCarbo Funeral Home and Crematory, 941 S. Mill St. A service will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, June 12, 2019, at Life Changing Ministries Church, 2929 Mercer Road, New Castle. Don's best friend, Pastor Bill Rupert will officiate.
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Published on June 9, 2019
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Dawn & Dean Eakin
Jun 12, 2019
We want to express our deepest sympathies to all his family. May you find comfort knowing he is at peace and we hope his memories help you smile and heals your hearts.