Donald Joseph Szabo

Au Gres, Michigan, formerly of Flint, Michigan and Corunna, Michigan
March 30, 1937 - August 3, 2020

Visitations

Visitation services will be held beginning at 6:30 pm Friday, August, 7, 2020 at St. Mark Catholic Church, 415 South Court Street, Au Gres, Michigan.

Service Location

St. Mark Catholic Church ~ AuGres

Services

Funeral Mass will begin at 7:00pm  Friday evening August 7, 2020 with Fr. Thomas Kowalczyk officiating.  He will be laid to rest in Great Lakes National Cemetery in Holly, Michigan on Tuesday, August 11th, 2020.

Obituary Notice

Donald Szabo of Au Gres, Michigan, formerly of Flint, Michigan and Corunna Michigan, passed away Monday, August 3rd, 2020 with family by his side at McLaren Bay Region Hospital in Bay City, Michigan. He was 83 years old. He was preceded in death by his wife of 56 years, Lucille Springer Szabo, in January of this year.


Born on March 30th, 1937 in Flint, Michigan, Donald attended Flint Central High School before enlisting in the US Air Force where he achieved the rank of Staff Sargent. After leaving the Air Force in 1959, Donald began a long career with General Motors, retiring in 1993 from the Parts and Service Division in Swartz Creek, Michigan. Donald married Lucille Belle Springer in 1963 and together they raised two children and opened their home to many foster children over twenty-five plus years. Donald was an avid participant in many sports, participating in work and city league softball and hockey teams as well as playing competitive tennis and golf. He harbored a life long love for sailing and spent many of his later years as a hobby boat builder, donating many of his boats to the church for various fundraisers. His later years were also devoted to the Knights of Columbus where he served for a time as the Grand Knight of the Au Gres chapter.


Donald is survived by his daughter, Susan Dwight; his son, Scott Szabo; two grandsons, Nathan Dwight and Ryan Dwight; and two younger brothers, Richard Szabo and Joseph Szabo as well as several nieces and nephews.  Donald was preceded in death by his parents, Joseph and Florence Szabo and his wife, Lucille Springer Szabo.


Funeral services will be held beginning at 6:30 pm Friday, August, 7th, 2020 at St. Mark Catholic Church, 415 South Court Street, Au Gres, Michigan.  Funeral Mass will begin at 7:00pm  with Fr. Thomas Kowalczyk officiating.  He will be laid to rest in Great Lakes National Cemetery in Holly, Michigan on Tuesday, August 11th, 2020.  In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be directed to, St. Mark's Building Fund, the Au Gres chapter of the Knights of Columbus or a mass card in memory of Donald or a loved one.  Online condolences may be offered at www.bureshfuneralhomes.com

Memorials

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be directed to, St. Mark's Building Fund, the Au Gres chapter of the Knights of Columbus or a mass card in memory of Donald or a loved one.

Cemetery

Great Lakes National Cemetery, Holly, Michigan

Condolences

Keeping your family in our thoughts and hearts.
— Linda Gibeaut
So sorry to hear of Don's death. We meet your parents in lampasas tx. We had lots of fun times with them. He was a sweet man. Again sorry for your loss.
— Marcia Henson
So sorry to hear!! So glad we got to see each other in January!! He will be missed! Susan I will be thinking of you!!! So many memories!!
— Shirley Crenshaw
Suzie, just heard if your dads death
I am so very sorry. He and your mom were great friends to me and Larry when they lived in the Owosso corunna areas.
— Davena Rundell
So sorry for your loss ! Sending you and your family comfort and peace at this time, as your Parents are reunited.
— Bernadette and Marta Lois

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