Donald Edward Gwarek



Donald Edward Gwarek, 85, of 1301 N. Woodleigh Circle died Tuesday, March 6, 2018, at his home.

A memorial service will be conducted at 11:00AM Saturday, March 10, 2018, at St. Thomas Episcopal Church with The Very Rev. Dr. Richard Miles officiating. Inurnment will follow in the church columbarium with military rites by the Rockingham Co. Veteran’s Honor Guard.
A native of Buffalo, NY, he was a son of the late John and Stella Jesinowski Gwarek and had lived in Reidsville since 1973. Donald was retired from the US Air Force and a Vietnam Veteran, a member of St. Thomas Episcopal Church, a Shriner, an avid golfer and he especially enjoyed playing with the Seniors at Monoreton Golf Course on Thursday. He was preceded in death by his wife: Nancy Gwarek, granddaughter; Adrienne Gwarek, brother; Eddie Gwarek, and sister; Jeanette Pacer.
Surviving are sons; Gregory Gwarek (Holly) of Fayetteville and Duane Gwarek of Gibsonville, daughter; Catherine Gwarek of the home, grandchildren; Christine Albert, Jennifer Moorhead, Elizabeth Reynolds, Melissa Travis, Amanda Garcia, Stella Hunter, and Donald P. Gwarek, 18 great grandchildren.
The family will see friends from 7:00 till 9:00PM Friday, March 9, 2018, at Citty Funeral Home and at other times they will be at the residence. Memorials may be made to Hospice of Rockingham Co. P.O. Box 281 Wentworth, NC27375 or St. Thomas Episcopal Church 315 Lindsey St. Reidsville, NC 27320. Online condolences may be made at