Donald R. Hertkorn

Donald R. Hertkorn of Yardley, Pa. passed away Sunday, Jan. 29, 2017. He was 72.

Donald was the beloved husband of the late Elizabeth M.; son of the late George W. and the late Marie E. Hertkorn; father of Debra Jean Martin (Scott), Timothy (Michelle) and Michael (Rachel); brother of Laraine (Jack), the late Gerald (Carol Jean), and the late Buddy; friend of Anne McMullin, Mary Sager, and John Hutchings; grandfather of Sean, Bryan, Emily, Ashley, Amanda, Kaylee and the late Isabella Martin, Kaya and Madison Hertkorn, Michael Jr. and Morgan Hertkorn.

After graduating from Penn State with a degree in Engineering, he served as an officer in the U.S Army. While graduating from Drexel University with an MBA, Don re-joined Mobil for 30 plus years before starting a consulting practice.

Don and his wife, Betty, were involved in Marriage Preparation programs, Eucharistic Ministers, and parish Variety Shows while Don was also a charter member of the St. John the Evangelist Knights of Columbus and a member of the Finance Council. Don was involved with the parish Men’s Faith Sharing Group, and he was eventually known as ‘Mr. Malvern’ since he typically took 20 to 40 men to the annual retreat at Malvern. Through all these activities, Don’s family always came first.

Family and friends are invited to attend his funeral Mass at 11 a.m. Friday, Feb. 3, at St. John the Evangelist Church, 752 Big Oak Road, Morrisville, Pa. Friends may call from 5 to 9 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 2, at the J. Allen Hooper Funeral Chapel, 41 W. Trenton Ave., Morrisville, PA 19067.

Memorial contributions may be made in the name of Don Hertkorn to Malvern Retreat House, 315 Warren Ave., Malvern, PA 19355,