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March 15, 2014

Donald J. Hart Sr.

Donald J. Hart Sr.

BAINBRIDGE — Donald J. Hart Sr., 65, of Bainbridge, passed away peacefully Thursday, March 13, 2014, at his home surrounded by his family.

He was born Aug. 3, 1948, son of the late Olin V. and Charlotte (Burnside) Hart in Middletown.

He honorably served in the United States Army from 1968 to 1970.

On April 6, 1974, he was married to Cindy Decker in McClure.

Don was a hard working self-employed logger, a job that he truly enjoyed, and the owner of Hart Logging.

He was also an avid fan of auto racing.

Don loved his family and was a wonderful husband, father and grandfather. He will truly be missed by all who knew him.

Don is survived by his wife, Cindy Hart of Bainbridge; three children, Audra Hart of Bainbridge, Donald Hart and his wife, Susan of Bainbridge and Rodney Hart and his wife, Jessica of Bainbridge; grandchildren, Mark, Vanessa and her husband, Tim, Kimberly, Tyler and Bailey; great-grandson, Kolby Kyle; sister, Jeannie Bastian and her husband, Tom of Milton, Pa.; his beloved dog, Buck; as well as numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

Friends are invited to call from 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday, March 16, 2014, at C.H. Landers Funeral Chapel, 21 Main St., Sidney.

Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. at the funeral chapel. Burial with military honors will follow in Glenwood Cemetery, Afton.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations in Don’s name may be directed to the American Cancer Society at

Condolences and memories may be shared with the family online at

Arrangements are under the direction of C.H. Landers Funeral Chapel, Sidney.

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