North Attleboro- Donald H. Jurdak, 86, passed away on Wednesday, October 24, 2018 at Madonna Manor Nursing Home in North Attleboro surrounded by his loving family. He was the husband of Noella (LaFrance) Jurdak to whom he was married to for 64 years.
Born in Waterville, ME on January 26, 1932, he was the son of the late Edward and Anastasia (Belanger) Jurdak.
Donald was a graduate of Waterville High School in Maine and after graduation he proudly served in the United States Navy for 4 years.
Donald enjoyed his many trips to Maine to visit family and friends, the Patriots, and tailgating. He spent many hours in his flower and vegetable gardens. In his later years he enjoyed sitting outside and talking with everyone that walked by, but he most enjoyed the special times he spent with his family.
In addition to his devoted wife and the love of his life, Noella, Donald is survived by his 3 children: Paula Brogan and her husband John, Mary Nelson, and David Jurdak and his wife Donna; his grandson Christopher Jurdak; his siblings: Edward Jurdak, Jr., Elizabeth Lancaster, Richard Jurdak and his wife Marion, Sandra Marcoux, and many nieces, and nephews.
Donald was predeceased by his siblings Jeannette Ross, Robert Jurdak, Theresa Paradis and June Plisga.
Visiting for Donald is omitted.
A funeral Mass will be held on Monday, November 5, 2018 at 10 am at Sacred Heart Church, 58 Church Street, North Attleboro. Burial will be held privately.
The family would like to thank their special friends and neighbors, Mark and Sue Gilmore and family, and Mrs. Lorena Jette for all their love and support and the staff and nurses at Madonna Manor for their care and support.
In lieu of flowers, donations in Donald’s memory can be made to Madonna Manor Nursing Home, 85 North Washington Street, North Attleboro, MA 02760