Donald F. Gagner

donald gagner

January 21, 1923 ~ May 19, 2022

Born in: Rochester, New York
Resided in: Rochester, New York

Donald Gagner

Thursday May 19, 2022, 99 Years young passed away.  Predeceased by his parents Joseph & Hazel; brother, Joseph (Eileen); sisters, Joyce Gagner & Joan (Richard) Trott; first wife & mother of his children, Margaret (Seward); second wife, Marcia (Conroy); stepsons, James, Andrew and Henry Hagen. Survived by his children, Patricia (Douglas) Black, Donna (Fred) Curtis, Raymond (MaryBeth) Gagnier & Michelle (Ron) Dalle; 7 grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren & 1 great-great-grandchild; four stepdaughters, Faith (Fred) Tone, Loralie Rogers, Deborah Palmer & Katherine (Steve) Franklin; 20 step grandchildren; 39 step great-grandchildren; 2 step great-great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.

Donald was a proud veteran of the United States Army and served our Country in WWII.  He is a retiree of Eastman Kodak Co. after 42 years.  He will be deeply missed by all who knew him.

Donald’s visitation will be held Thursday, May 26th 2-4 PM & 6-8 PM at Vay-Schleich & Meeson 1075 Long Pond Road.  His mass of Christian burial will be held at St. John the Evangelist Church in Greece, NY on Friday, May 27th at 10:00 AM.   Interment, Holy Sepulchre Cemetery.  In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Aquinas Institute in his memory.  For more information and to sign his online guestbook, visit


Visitation: May 26, 2022 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Vay-Schleich & Meeson - Greece Chapel
1075 Long Pond Road
Rochester, NY 14626

Visitation: May 26, 2022 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Vay-Schleich & Meeson - Greece Chapel
1075 Long Pond Road
Rochester, NY 14626

Mass of Christian Burial: May 27, 2022 10:00 am

St. John the Evangelist Church - Greece
2400 West Ridge Road
Rochester, NY 14626

Burial: May 27, 2022 11:30 am

Holy Sepulchre Cemetery
2461 Dewey Avenue
Rochester, NY 14612

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The family greatly appreciates donations made to these charities in Donald F. Gagner 's name.

Aquinas Institute

1127 Dewey Avenue
Rochester, New York 14613,

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  1. Donald was a true gentleman to the end. I will miss his smile and love of his family and hockey. He made work truly enjoyable for the legacy staff and he will be missed.

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