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Donald A. Urbanski

July 24, 1934 ~ January 11, 2022 (age 87)


Donald A. Urbanski, 87, passed away at 12:03am Tuesday, January 11, 2022 in the Pendle Home.


Donald was born on July 24, 1934 in Angola, IN to Anthony and Sophie (Lichtowich) Urbanski. 

Don attended St Patrick’s Grade School and South Bend Catholic High school and played football there.  He was a United States Marine Corp veteran and retired from Bendix where he was employed for 34 years.  On July 11, 1953 in Charleston, SC he married the former Lorraine Smolka.  She died on June 11, 1996.  Don was also preceded in death by a son Robert Urbanski, a sister June (Ron) Milewski and a brother Paul Urbanski.


Surviving are two daughters Susan (David) Kazmierzak and Sandra (Larry) Molnar, a daughter-in-law Lori Urbanski, four grandchildren Brian Kazmierzak, Eric (Jillian) Kazmierzak, Samantha (Kelby) Wendzel and Alex Molnar, four great-grandchildren Mitchell, Mason, Grace and Lily, and by his friend and companion  Patricia “Pat” Deranek.


A Special Thank you for all the wonderful care our dad was given the last 4 ½  months at The Pendle Home. All of the staff were his “Special Angels”.  The family would also like to thank Dr. Rafat Ansari, Brandi Flagg and the staff of Michiana Hematology / Oncology.


A Mass of Christian Burial and military services will be held at a later date.    Zahoran Funeral Home has been entrusted with arrangements.  Memorial contributions may be made to Hope Ministries or the Foodbank of Northern Indiana.

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Memorial Mass
July 11, 2022

11:00 AM
Our Lady Of Hungary
829 W Calvert Street
South Bend, IN 46613


Hope Ministries
432 S. Lafatyette Street, South Bend IN 46601

Food Bank of Northern Indiana
702 Chapin Street, South Bend IN 46601

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