Donald Henry Nye

Born: Tue., Dec. 6, 1938
Died: Fri., Jun. 26, 2020


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Donald Henry Nye, age 81, of Kaska, PA passed away Friday, June 26th, 2020 at Lehigh Valley Hospital-Cedar Crest in Allentown.
Born in Millcreek, PA on December 6, 1938, he was the son of the late George H. and Grace (Ulrich) Nye.
Don attended Penn State University, Schuylkill Campus. He served in the US Marine Corp as a CPL from December of 1955 till December of 1958. Don was a musician and a music teacher and involved in the family band "Kings and Queens", which was started in 1970, who played thru out the area. He was a Black Belt in Karate, Juditsu, and Brazilian Juditsu.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister Lorraine Stout and four brothers: Harold, Leonard, John, and Marlin Nye.
Don is survived by his wife of 60 years, Marie Ann (Hardin) Nye, Kaska; two daughters: Donna Marie Nye; and Sandra Mary Spontak, both of Kaska; two grandchildren: Sabrina Marie Spontak and Jonathon Charles Spontak; a brother Wayne Nye, Lebanon; and nieces and nephews.
Funeral Services and interment will be held private.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Hillside SPCA P.O. Box 233, Pottsville, PA 17901.
The Robert A Evans Jr Funeral Home in Port Carbon is in charge of arrangements. Please send condolences to www.robertaevansjrfh.com

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Stephen Littell
   Posted Sat June 27, 2020
I am so sorry to hear of Son's passing. He was a good student in my math class at Penn State Schuylkill. We had many interesting and cheerful discussions after class. He would talk frequently about his daughters and his band Kings and Queens. I was able to hear them play at Vito's. Deul

John Barnetsky
   Posted Mon June 29, 2020
So sorry for your loss. Don was my guitar teacher almost 50 years ago. What a talented individual in many ways. May he rest in peace.

PHILIP YELITO
   Posted Wed July 01, 2020
MY CONDOLENCES TO THE FAMILY FINALLY DON CAN BE FREE OF THE TROUBLES AND WORRIES OF THIS WORLD AND BE IN THE ARMS OF OUR MAKER. WHO SMILED UPON HIM FOR ALL THE JOY HE BROUGHT TO ALL HE ENCOUNTERED I'M SURE HE IS SADLY MISSED BY THE LIVING BUT WELCOMED TO OUR CREATOR WHO SAYS YOU DONE A FINE JOB WITH YOUR LIFE AND WITH YOUR FAMILY AND FRIENDS REST IN PEACE MY FRIEND.