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Don A. Harlan
July 12, 1936 ~ August 18, 2023 (age 87) 87 Years Old
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Don A. Harlan, 87, of Cogan Station passed away on Friday, August 18, 2023 at the Williamsport Home. He was greeted at heavens gates by his beloved sons Wayne and Randy and wife Christine who preceded him in death on August 4, 2023.
Born July 12, 1936 in White Pine, he was a son of the late Milton and Mary (Bonnell) Harlan.
Don married his beloved wife, Christine L. (Shultz) Harlan on October 24, 1959 and together they spent 63 years creating a beautiful life. Don retired as a machinist from Textron. He was a member of Lycoming Valley Baptist Church and enjoyed traveling. He was a proud U.S. Air Force veteran.
Don is survived by two brothers, Gene Harlan (Loretta) of Trout Run and Leslie Harlan (Cathy) of Nokesville, VA; five sisters-in-law, Freda Muthler (William), Sue Stedfole, Rita Bauman, June Davis (Keith), and Tammy Smith, as well as several nieces, nephews and extended family.
In addition to his parents and wife, he was preceded in death by two sons, MSGT Wayne A. Harlan on September 13, 2020 and Randy A. Harlan on March 25, 2022; his siblings, Max Harlan and his wife Alfreda; and Virginia Brouse and her husband, Walter.
A funeral service to honor Don’s life will be held Thursday, 11 a.m. August 24, 2023 at Sanders Mortuary, 821 Diamond Street, Williamsport. Burial will follow in Summit Cemetery, Cogan House Twp. The family will receive friends from 10 a.m. until the time of service Thursday at Sanders.
Memorial donations in Don’s name may be made to Delaware Veterans Memorial Cemetery, 2465 Chesapeake City Rd., Bear, Delaware 19701.