A photo of Donald R. “Don” Herlin

Donald R. “Don” Herlin

February 8, 1933 - May 7, 2022

Donald R. “Don” Herlin, age 89, of Newark, DE, passed away peacefully on Saturday, May 7, 2022.

Born in North Attleborough, MA, on February 8, 1933, Don was the son of the late Andrew and Ingrid (Carlson) Herlin. He proudly served his country in the U.S. Navy. Don’s love for dancing led him to his career as a manager for 13 Arthur Murray Dance Studios in New England. He later managed the former Gas Lamp Club in Wilmington. Don was an extremely talented cook and will always be remembered as a very intelligent, thoughtful, and kind person.

All services will be held privately.

Don is survived by his partner, Marilyn F. Gleber of Newark, DE, and sister, Nancy Gagielo, of San Diego, CA.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in Don’s name to the Sunday Breakfast Mission, P.O. Box 352, Wilmington, DE 19899.

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  • I am sorry to be reading about Mr. Herlin.I lived across the hall from him in the 80s.My cat used to climb on the balcony and alot of times he would get on the wrong balcony.Mr. Herlin always brought him home. My sympathy to his family.