Donald A. Pollock
February 19, 2012
Donald A. Pollock died 2/19/12 at home. He was 81. Born in Newark, he lived in Kearny and Nutley before moving to Manchester Twp., 18 years ago. Visiting will be on Wednesday from 2-4 and 7-9 pm at the Armitage and Wiggins Funeral Home 596 Belgrove Drive Kearny (map/directions). Masonic service Wednesday evening. Funeral service Thursday 11 am in the funeral home, private cremation will follow.
Donald served on the U.S.S. Durke DD 783 during the Korean conflict and was involved with the pre invasion strike and the actual invasion itself. He was a member of The Tin Can Sailors. He is a retired Microwave Engineer from Bell Telephone and is a member of The Pioneers of America. Don was known as WA2MHA and was a member of Ocean County Amatuer Radio Emergency Service, R.A.C.E.S. and A.R.R.L. He was a volunteer with the Red Cross Emergency Service, Juviniele Diabetes Research Foundation and M.S. 170. He was a lifelong O negative blood donor.
He is survived by his wife, Emily (Vay), his children Alan Pollock and Nancy Ann Mangham, his brothers Thomas and Archie, his grandchildren Dawn, Jason, Elizabeth and Melody, his great grandchildren Christopher, Mark, Joshua, and Madeline Rose. He is also survived by his nephew, Robert Pollock.
In lieu of flowers kindly consider a donation to JDRF.
Visiting - Armitage & Wiggins Funeral Home, Kearny - 2:00 - 4:00 & 7:00 - 9:00 p.m.
Masonic Service - Armitage & Wiggins Funeral Home, Kearny - 7:00 p.m.
Funeral Service - Armitage & Wiggins Funeral Home, Kearny - 11:00 a.m.