Donald L. Milligan


Donald L. Milligan, of Warwick, NY, passed away on October 21, 2017 at Schervier Pavilion.  He was 83 years old.   He was born on February 19, 1934 in Kansas City, MO.

Donald was married to Anne (Rooney) Milligan.

He served with the US Air Force during the Korean War, and was a member of American Legion Post 214, Warwick.

Before retiring, he was a Telephone Installer with NY Telephone, NYC, and he was a member of Local 1107, Communication Works, where he served as a shop steward and a facilitator. 

He was a member of St. Stephen RC Church and a member of Warwick Valley Knights of Columbus #4952. 

He was known as “Mr. Don” to many of the neighborhood children and Poppy to his grandchildren.

The family would like to extend their special thanks to the staff at Schervier Pavilion and to Dr. John Fiore for their loving care of Don.

He is survived by his wife, Anne Milligan;  his daughter, Donna Ciccone and her husband Louis of Middletown;   his sons:  Donald P. Milligan of Virginia Beach, VA and Michael K. Milligan and his wife Diana of Middletown; his grandchildren:  Thomas Joseph (TJ), Michelle, Taylor, and Spencer; and great-granddaughter, Mia; and several nephews and a niece.  He was predeceased by a sister, Betty Milligan and his mother, Pauline Oliveri.

Visitation will be on Tuesday, October 24th, from 2-4 & 7-9 pm at Lazear-Smith & vander Plaat Memorial Home, 17 Oakland Ave., Warwick, NY.  Funeral Mass will be at 10:00 am on Wednesday at St. Stephen RC Church, followed by interment in Warwick Cemetery.

Memorial donations may be sent to Schervier Pavilion, 22 Van Duzer Place, Warwick, NY 10990.

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