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OETINGER, Donald Otto

OETINGER - Donald Otto Of Media, PA; July 30, 2011; age 85 after a long illness and under hospice care. Husband of Alice (nee Kress); father of James (Nancy) Oetinger of Wallingford, PA, Thomas (Judy) Oetinger of Prospect, KY and Peter (Ellen) Oetinger of Wallingford, PA; also survived by six grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Don was born in Buffalo, NY and attended Burgard Vocational High School where he studied airplane maintenance. He then served in the Army Air Corps stationed in China during WWII. After returning from the war, he earned both his B.S. in Mechanical Engineering and M.B.A. from the State University of New York at Buffalo. Don worked first for the Worthington Pump & Machinery Co. in Buffalo and then for Union Carbide's Linde Division in Tonawanda, NY, from which he retired after 31 years. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Wallingford Presbyterian Church, Memorial Fund, 110 E. Brookhaven Rd., Wallingford, PA 19086.

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