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UPLINGER - Donald E. Age 84 of the City of Tonawanda, November 23, 2018. Husband of 49 years to Sandra L. (nee Garrity) Uplinger; father of Steven (Colleen) Uplinger, Victoria (Anthony) Melchiorre and Thomas Uplinger; grandfather of Trista, Troy, Ty and Zachary; son of the late Lloyd and Margaret Uplinger and brother of Shirley Uplinger. Also survived by nieces and nephews. Donald was a 1952 graduate of Tonawanda High School. He was a US Navy Veteran serving during the Korean War. He was also Past President of Mullen School PTA and a Cub Scout Master of Pack 571. The family will receive relatives and friends on Saturday (December 1) from 3-7 PM at JOHN O. ROTH FUNERAL HOME, INC., 25 William St. (between Morgan and Broad Sts.) in Tonawanda, where a Memorial Service will be conducted at 7 PM Saturday evening following the visitation. Everyone welcome. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions are preferred to Hospice Buffalo, 225 Como Park Blvd., Cheektowaga, NY 14227. Condolences may be shared at

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