Donald A. Dashnau Jr., 55

FULTON, NY – Donald A. Dashnau Jr., 55, of Oswego, passed away Wednesday January 1, 2014.

He was a life resident of Oswego.

Donald A. Dashnau Jr
Don Dashnau Jr

Don was a pipefitter, welder, carpenter and roofer before working at Huhtamaki for several years.

He was an avid hunter, spent a lot of time in his archery workshop and was a member of Deerslayers Bowman’s Association in Oswego.

Don was very proud of his daughters and grandchildren, when he was down they always brought his spirit up.

He was predeceased by his grandparents, William T. and Luella M. Donaldson.

Don is survived by his daughters, Donielle Dashnau  and Courtney Dashnau both of Fulton; his companion, Mary Meeker of Fulton; his mother, Lora Mae Martin of Eustis, Fla.; his father, Donald A. Dashnau Sr., of Oswego; a brother, Jerry Himes of Eustis, Fla.; a cousin, Jack Lewis, who was like a brother to Don; an aunt, Jean Lewis; uncle and aunt, Robert and Patricia Coe all of Oswego; three grandchildren, Boston Dashnau, Carson and Louella Chetney.

Calling hours will be held 2 to 4 p.m. Monday at Foster Funeral Home, 910 Fay St., Fulton.

Graveside services will be in the spring at Mount Adnah Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in memory of Mr. Dashnau may be made to the Pentecostals of Fulton, (Pastor David Bassette), 100 Cayuga St., Fulton, NY 13069.

Foster Funeral Home, Inc.


  1. I am holding you all in my heart. I am so sorry Mary, I have lit a candle with the intent of its light guiding Don to loved ones who have passed before him and the warmth of that flame to surround your whole family in love, comfort and peace.

  2. Dear Donielle,Courtney, and Mary,
    Our thoughts and prayers are with you all
    especially at this most difficult time.
    With sincere heartfelt sympathy …
    RIP Donny.

    Bob and Monica Donaldson

  3. Danielle, Courtney, Marylou, Laura and family, I am so sorry to hear of Donny’s passing. Thinking of you all, thoughts and prayers are with you all. We had a lot of good times together. He will be greatly missed.

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