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Donald G. Polinsky Sr.

May 3, 1945 — December 9, 2020

Donald G. Polinsky Sr., 75 of Latrobe, PA, passed away Wed., Dec 9, 2020 at home.  He was born May 3, 1945 in Latrobe, to the late Peter Polinsky Sr. and Ella (Miller) Polinsky.  He was a retired machinist having worked for Latrobe Die Cast.  He was a U.S. Army veteran.  He was a member of American Legion Post 515 Latrobe PA; Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 734, Ligonier PA.  In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by a brother James Kantorik and a brother-in-law Larry Nelson Sr.  He is survived by his wife of 50 years Suzanne (Nelson) Polinsky; four children Donald Polinsky Jr., David Polinsky, Diana Fabian all of Latrobe and Amy Spangler of Loyalhanna; five grandchildren Amanda Mattioli and her fiancé Michael Hootman, Alec Spangler, Angela Polinsky, Zack Spangler and his wife Kayla and Jason Fabian; five great grandchildren Jayce, Adalynn, Lainey, Griffin, Holden; four brothers Peter Polinsky Jr. and his wife Judy, Ron Polinsky and his wife Lorraine, Leland Polinsky and his wife Lucy and R. Dean Polinsky; three sisters-in-law Ruth Kantorik, Pauline Nelson and Marjorie Karaffa and her husband Bernie; as well as several nieces and nephews.  A private visitation for family members will be held Saturday, Dec. 12, 2020 from 2-4 PM at the Frederick Funeral Home, Inc., 1543 Ligonier St., Latrobe, PA 15650.  Private burial will be in Unity Cemetery, Latrobe, PA.  To send condolences please visit

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Saturday, December 12, 2020

2:00 - 4:00 pm (Eastern time)

Frederick Funeral Home, Inc.

1543 Ligonier Street, Latrobe, PA 15650

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