Donald Nolan

Obituary of Donald F. Nolan

Donald Francis Nolan, age 76, of Canandaigua passed away peacefully Friday morning, September 6th, 2019 at home. 

Don was born December, 28th, 1942 in Canandaigua to the late Michael and Olive (Adams) Nolan.  The youngest of 6 children, Don graduated from the Victor Central School District Class of 1961.  He then entered the US Air Force active duty for four years as a Fuel Specialist stationed mainly in Alaska, Arkansas, and Texas.  Don was an employee of Eastman Kodak, working as a machinist, for over 26 years.  Don was a lifelong crop and beef cattle farmer, tractor/equipment enthusiast, avid stock car racing fan, and animal lover.

Don is survived by his wife of 46 years Ann, son Andrew (Carly - Giada, Armani) of Farmington, daughter Mary (Jeff) of Stanley, Sister Julia Whittaker, sisters-in-law Agnes Nolan and Marian (Larry) Strickland, several nieces, nephews, neighbors, and friends.  He was predeceased by his parents, brothers James, Leon, Michael, and sister Mary Van Haneghan McRae.


Visitation will be held at Fuller Funeral Home located at 190 Buffalo Street in Canandaigua on Tuesday September 10th from 5-8 PM.   A funeral mass will be held at St. Dominic Catholic Church located at 97 West Main Street in Shortsville on Wednesday September 11th at 10 AM with Father Van Lieshout presiding.  Burial will be held at St. Michael’s Cemetery in Penn Yan on Thursday, September 12th at the convenience of the family.

In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to Ontario Yates Hospice at 756 Pre Emption Rd, Geneva, NY 14456 or The Colony Caregivers Spay/Neuter Organization at PO Box 12, Shortsville, NY 14548.  To share a memory or express condolences on line please visit

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