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Donald H. Bright of Hermitage passed away at 12:45 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 8, 2017, in The Grove at New Wilmington. He was 77.
Mr. Bright was born Dec. 9, 1939, in Seminole, Pa., a son of Ralph V. and Helen I. (Cornman) Bright.
He graduated from Redbank Valley High School, New Bethlehem, Pa., and was employed for a long time by Youngstown Sheet and Tube. Following his retirement from there, he worked as a maintenance man for George White Properties, Hermitage.
Donald was a former member of First United Methodist Church, Sharpsville.
An avid outdoorsman, Donald enjoyed hunting, fishing and mowing his grass. He also loved his cats.
Surviving are: his wife, the former Gaynell Fenstermaker, whom he married in 1961; two daughters, Sherry Busco, Hermitage; and Laurie Stephens and her husband Lee, Columbus, Ohio; a close friend, who was like a daughter, Carol Campbell, Hermitage; four grandsons, Sean and David (Terra) Busco and Matthew and Noah Stephens; one sister, Shelley Shoemaker and her husband Kent, Seminole; three brothers, Barry Bright and his wife Betty, Herndon, Va.; Al Bright and his wife Sandy, Seminole; and Mark Bright, Summerville, Pa.
Donald was preceded in death by his parents; a son-in-law, John Busco; and two sisters, Ginger Beers, and an infant, Carrie Ann Bright.

Donald H., 77, of Hermitage.
Visitation: 2 p.m. until time of service Friday (8-11-17) in J. BRADLEY McGONIGLE FUNERAL HOME and Crematory, Inc., 1090 E. State St., Sharon. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.McGonigleFuneralHomeandCrematory.com.
Service: Funeral at 4 p.m. Friday in the funeral home with Rev. Randy Emmorey, pastor of Sharon Baptist Church, officiating. 
Published on August 9, 2017
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