Donald H. “Don” France
November 10, 1952 - May 16, 2022
Donald H. “Don” France, age 69, of Bear, DE, passed away peacefully, surrounded by his family on Monday, May 16, 2022.
Born in Bainbridge, MD, on November 10, 1952, he was the son of the late Floyd and Florence (McCallister) France. Don was a financial analyst with Delmarva Power and AstraZeneca and spent 27 years at DuPont Medical Products, Glasgow Site, in various roles.
Active in his community, Don was a 32nd degree Mason and a member of the Jackson Masonic Lodge No. 19, A.F. & A.M. in Delaware City and served as past master at Jackson Lodge and Christiana Lodge No. 35. He enjoyed watching football and was a huge Dallas Cowboys fan.
In addition to his parents, Don was preceded in death by his sister, Anita Garvey. He is survived by his devoted wife, Sharon D. (Nussle) France; loving children, Matthew Nussle (Kristi), Donald France, Jr. (Susan), Danielle Witwer (Jonathan); sisters, Linda Lowe, and Debbie McCall (Chuck); grandchildren, Katie, Mackenna, Carolina, Cameron, and Nathan; and his loyal doodles, Emmitt and Sugar.
A visitation will be held from 9 am until 10:45 am on Tuesday, June 14, 2022, at Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 1000 North Dupont Parkway, New Castle, DE, where a Masonic service will begin at 10:45 am, followed by a memorial service at 11 am. Interment will be held privately.
In lieu of flowers, donations in Don’s memory may be made to the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 22478, Oklahoma City, OK 73123 or by clicking here or to Gift of Life Donor Program, 401 N. 3rd St., Philadelphia, PA 19123 or by clicking here.