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Donald F. Shingler

Born in Joliet, IL on May 17, 1930.
Departed on Mar. 9, 2017 in West Melbourne, FL.

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Visitation: Sat. Mar 18th at 5pm - 7pm
Brownlie - Maxwell Funeral Home , Melbourne, FL
Service: Mon. Mar 20th at 2pm
Holy Trinity Episcopal Church , Melbourne, FL
Cemetery: Mon. Mar 20th at 5pm
Brevard Memorial Park , Fontenac, FL

Donald F. Shingler, 86, of Melbourne Village passed away, on Thursday March 9th . For those who knew him, 'at 3 bells on first watch he set sail on his final cruise. He was the strongest, bravest, most courageous man we have ever known. Fair winds and following seas Dad'. He was a member of Holy Trinity Episcopal Church, a Graduate of MIT with a BS in Engineering, a member of The Harbor City Masonic Lodge, a Veteran of the US Navy in Korea and former Scout Master of BSA Troop 314 in West Melbourne.
Survivors include his wife Yvonne, daughter Kim and son Mark (Diana), granddaughters Annalise, Emily and Isabel, sister June Blackwell.
Calling Hours will be Saturday March 18th from 5pm-7pm with a Masonic service at 5pm in the Brownlie ? Maxwell Funeral home. A Funeral Service will be held Monday March 20th @ 2pm in the Holy Trinity Episcopal Church.
The family requests that donations in his memory be made to the Holy Trinity Episcopal Church.

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