William E. Donges

August 21, 1975 ~ July 23, 2019 (age 43)


William E. Donges, III, 43, of Lock Haven passed away Tuesday, July 23, 2019 at his home.

Born August 21, 1975 in Richmond, Indiana, he was a son of William E. and Catherine Mayer Donges, Jr.

William was a 1993 graduate of Upper Dauphin High School. He then earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Bio Chemistry from Lock Haven University and was currently completing his Master’s Degree through Capella University.

On October 8, 1995 he married his love, the former Amber Meskell, with whom he celebrated 23 years of marriage.

William previously served as a teacher at Alternative Rehabilitation Communities, Inc. in Harrisburg. More recently he wrote for Adventure Games.

He attended St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Lock Haven.

William enjoyed being on his computer- especially writing on Quora for which he once earned the Top Author Award.

He also enjoyed cooking and most of all, spending time with his family.

In addition to his parents, William and Catherine Donges, Jr. of Shermans Dale and his wife, Amber Donges of Lock Haven, he is survived by two daughters, Amanda and Jordan Donges, both of Lock Haven; two brothers, Scott (Anne) Donges of S. Williamsport and Timothy (Gina) Donges of Millersburg; his nephew, Damian Donges of S. Williamsport; his aunts and uncles: Bernadette (Tom) Lindquist of Avis, Grace and Donna Mayer, both of New York, Patricia (Rick) Brookes of Georgia, Robert (Marie) Mayer of NV, Richard (Susan) Mayer of Washington and Joseph (Brenda) Donges of Renovo; and his grandmother-in-law, Leah Patterson of Lock Haven.

A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, August 17, 2019 at 11 a.m. at Lock Haven University's Parsons Union Building, 650 Railroad St., Lock Haven.

Memorial contributions in William’s name may be made to Autistic Self Advocacy Network through the funeral home.

Arrangements are under the direction of the Moriarty Funeral Home & Crematory, 112 E. Church St., Lock Haven, Pa 17745.

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Memorial Service
August 17, 2019

11:00 AM
LHU Parsons Union Building
650 Railroad Street
Lock Haven, PA 17745

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