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October 31, 2013

Donald A. Mulbury

The Daily Star

---- — Donald A. Mulbury

SCHENEVUS — Donald A. Mulbury, 73, passed while surrounded by his loving family on Oct. 29, 2013, at Bassett Medical Center in Cooperstown.

He was born Nov. 22, 1939, in Esperance, the son of John Walter and Ethel Minnie (Sornberger) Mulbury.

Don was a lifelong resident of Schoharie and Schenevus. He attended Cornell University and immediately started working as a Boy Scouts of America Professional after having been involved in scouting throughout his school years. Don served as the Camp Director of Crumhorn Mountain Boy Scout Camp and Henderson Scout Reservation for over 30 years. He was active in The Order of The Arrow, Boy Scouts of America and served as an Assistant Scoutmaster in Schenevus. Don was also a Certified Hunter Safety Instructor.

Don is survived by his wife of over 50 years, Mary Ryan Mulbury; his sons, Colonel, United States Army Douglas Mulbury and wife Renee and Colonel, United States Army John Mulbury and wife Virginia; two grandchildren, Maxwell and Ariel; a sister, Betty Mulbury; a brother, Hank Mulbury and wife Lavina; several brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nieces and nephews.

The funeral service will be at 1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 2, 2013, at the Heller Funeral Home, 25 Arch St., Schenevus, with the Rev. Judith A. Thistle, officiating. Calling hours will be from noon to 1 p.m. Interment will follow in the Schenevus Cemetery.

Donations may be made to the Otschodela Boy Scout Council, P.O. Box 1356, Oneonta, NY 13820 or to the Schenevus-Maryland Emergency Squad, 205 Valder Road, Schenevus, NY 12155.

Expressions of sympathy may be sent to