E. Donald Wentworth, age 71, a lifelong Gloversville, NY resident, passed away on Tuesday, May 13, 2014, at the Wells Nursing Home Inc., Johnstown, NY after a long illness. He had been a resident there since 2001.
He was born on July 24, 1942, in Gloversville, the son of the late William J. and Gladys Wilbur Wentworth. Don attended Gloversville schools and served in the United States Navy in 1961. He was a textile worker and was employed for the former Somerset Industries of Gloversville.
The family would like to give special thanks to the Mountain Valley Hospice, Wells Nursing Home Inc., Dr. Paul Husson, the Nathan Littauer Hospital and the Fulton County Ambulance Service for all their caring.
He is survived by his wife, the former Betty J. Kadlic, whom he married on April 24, 1965; one daughter, Mary Ann Mc Spirit (Rick); and grandson, Justin of Gloversville. He was predeceased by his grandmother, Mattie Fischer Wentworth; and his aunt, Ruth E. Wentworth.
Don was a member of the Church of the Holy Spirit of Gloversville and the Johnstown Moose.
A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 9:30 a.m. Friday, May 16, 2014, at the Church of the Holy Spirit, 149 South Main St., Gloversville. Interment will take place in the St. Anthony's Cemetery, Johnstown, NY. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Don's memory to the Nathan Littauer Hospital or the Wells Nursing Home Inc. Funeral arrangements are by the John W. Finocan Funeral Home Inc., 13 Prospect Ave., Gloversville, NY. Online condolences may be made to www.finocanfh.com.