Obituary of Donald John Uhl
Donald John Uhl was born, July 28, 1928, to John and Catherine Uhl, in Syracuse, NY.
After high school, Donald began work at Porter Cable. In 1948, Donald joined the US Navy,
when he was 20 years old. He fought in the Korean War. He was in the Navy from 1948 to
1952. After the military, Donald he went back to work at Rockwell/Porter Cable, as a
machinist. After Porter Cable/ Rockwell closed, Donald worked for Microwave Filter, till he
retired in 1993. After his retirement, he helped his son, Peter and daughter-in-law, Darcie with
construction projects until he was 77 years old! Quite a work ethic!
Donald married Mary Thom, Sept. 29, 1956, who was the love of his life. They were married
for 65 years! God blessed them with 3 children: Martha, Peter, and Steve!
Donald and Mary were faithful member of St Mary's Catholic Church in Baldwinsville, NY.
Donald was an usher there for 20 yrs.
In Donald's spare time, he enjoyed hunting, fishing, and golfing, especially with his Uncle
Buddy. One of his favorite things to do, was spending time with his family, whether, children
or grandchildren and his faithful companion the family dog, Mufasa!
Donald went to his eternal rest, November 5,2021
Donald was predeceased by:
Father: John Uhl, Mother: Catherine Uhl, Sister: Bertha Coleman
Donald is survived by:
Wife: Mary Uhl
Sister: Catherine Berner and Nieces and Nephews
Daughter: Martha (Rodney) Holbrook
Granddaughter: Marianne Holbrook, Great granddaughter: Rebecca Holbrook
Grandson: Austin (Jen) Holbrook Great grandson: Dakota Holbrook, Great granddaughter:
Grandson: Brett (Laurie) Holbrook, Great granddaughter: Sophie Holbrook
Grandson: Cody Holbrook
Son: Peter (Darcie) Uhl
Granddaughter: Crystal (Gary) Baker Wiggins, Great grandkids: Jade, Josiah, Julian,
J'Evangeline, Jylez, Jinesis, Jazzrielle, Justyce, Judah, Jenevieve, Jedidiah: all Baker-Flagg's
Granddaughter: Jecoia (Hector) Hernandez, Great granddaughter: Violet Hernandez, Great
grandson: Jasper Hernandez
Granddaughter: Angel Baker, Great grandson: Jericho Baker, Great granddaughter: Jaccari
Granddaughter: Brandi-Jo Baker, Great granddaughter: Rayanne Baker- Flagg
Grandson: Jesse Baker
Grandson: Gage Uhl
Granddaughter: Keyra Uhl
Son: Steve Uhl,
Granddaughter: Teresa Uhl,
Grandson: Thomas Uhl
Calling Hours will be from 11:30 am to 1:30 pm with a Funeral Service to begin at 1:30 on Thursday, November 11, 2021 at Falardeau Funeral Home, 93 Downer Street, Baldwinsville, NY 13027