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Donald S. Friedline

November 23, 1929 ~ October 21, 2019 (age 89)


Donald S. Friedline, age 89, of Middlesex Twp., passed away on Monday morning, October 21, 2019 at LAS. St. John Specialty Care Center in Mars.

Born in Pittsburgh, PA on November 23, 1929, he was the son of the late Arno and Elsie Schultz Friedline.

Don started his career as a lineman for Bell Telephone, then became a switchman before retiring as a manager in 1983 after 30 years of service.

He served in the United States Marine Corps during the Korean War.

He was a member and Past Master of North Hills Lodge #716 F. & A.M., and the Syria Shrine and Consistory.

After his retirement he enjoyed making and selling stained glass.

Surviving are a daughter, Denise Durica (Gary) of McCandless Twp., two sons, Keith Friedline (Linda) of Middlesex Twp., and Brett Friedline (Anthony Lombardi) of O’Hara Twp. Grandfather of Erica, Brandon and Cole, and his great grandchildren, Mason, Austin, Talyn, Landon and Jaxson.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Ruth Crissman Friedline, who he married on March 20, 1954 and who died on March 23, 2002, and by a brother, Norman Friedline.

Friends will be received at the McDonald-Aeberli Funeral Home, Inc. 238 Crowe Ave. Mars, PA on Wednesday from 6-8 PM.  Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association. Burial will be in Jefferson Memorial Park, Pleasant Hills, PA. Directions and condolences are available at

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