Donald “Don” Plaskett, 78, of Norwalk, passed away Tuesday, May 16, 2023, at the Cleveland Clinic.
Don was born on April 14, 1945, in Torrington, CT, to the late Leona (Woiceichowski) Plaskett and Gurdon Plaskett. He grew up and attended school in Connecticut. In June of 1989, he moved to Ohio to pursue a career opportunity with General Motors. Don started as a general laborer and was eventually promoted to manager before retiring after 30 years of service. Don enjoyed traveling, car rides, attending car shows, casino trips and golfing. He was a skilled cook who enjoyed making food for others. Don was a dog lover who enjoyed spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren.
Don is survived by his loving spouse, Sandy (Rutherford) Plaskett, whom he married on November 10, 2004; daughter, Dawn (Steve Sholes) Plaskett of Norwalk; stepchildren, Jacqueline (Greg) LaFountain of Oak Harbor, and Jimmy McClune of Norwalk; grandchildren, Avery Fulton, Treasa Fulton, and brother, Robert Plaskett of Kentucky.
In addition to his parents, Don was preceded in death by his first wife, Yvonne (Paquette) Plaskett, who passed in 2003.
A memorial visitation will be held on Sunday, May 21, 2023, from 2 pm to 5 pm at Walker-Eastman-Heydinger Funeral Home, 98 W. Main Street, Norwalk, OH 44857.
Memorial contributions can be made to Huron County Humane Society, 246 Woodlawn Avenue, Norwalk, OH 44857.
Fond memories and condolences may be shared online at www.walkereastmanheydingerfh.com.
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