Donald James "Mac" McKitrick, 67, passed away Tuesday morning, Jan. 15, 2013, in Stein Hospice Care Center after a lengthy illness.
Don was born March 17, 1945, in Sandusky, son of the late Austin and Geraldine (Wilken) McKitrick.
Don was a graduate of St. Mary’s High School and received his Bachelor of Science degree from Detroit University. He proudly served his country in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War. He was employed by Burger King Midwest R Corporation for 39 years as a district supervisor. He enjoyed sports, celebrating his St. Patrick’s Day birthday in his Irish attire, playing cards, and vacationing with his family.
He is survived by his wife of more than 41 years, Evelyn; his four amazing children, John (Julie) McKitrick, Shaun (Kasi) McKitrick, Jennifer (Curt) Cherry and Donielle (Jeremy) Lake; 11 grandchildren, Madison, Rylee, Logan, Lilah, Nathan and McKenzie McKitrick, Austin and Olivia Cherry and Cammie, Bella and Keeley Lake; his sister, Diana Wieber; his brother, Gary McKitrick; his four sisters-in-law, Janice Boren, Patricia Weiss, Vickie Crawford and Deborah Fabera; and several nieces and nephews.
His family was truly blessed by this wonderful man. He was a loving and devoted husband and father whose main goal in life was to take care of his wife and children.
Including his parents, Don was preceded in death by his niece, Donna Muth, and his brother-in-law, Dennis Wieber.
Friends may call 4-8 p.m. Friday, Jan. 18, at Groff Funeral Home and Crematory, 1607 E. Perkins Ave., Sandusky. Funeral Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 19, at First Baptist Church, 211 E. Monroe St., Sandusky.
In lieu of flowers, contributions in Don’s memory may be made to Stein Hospice Services, 1200 Sycamore Line, Sandusky, OH 44870; steinhospice.org; or Sandusky VFW Post 2529, 604 W. Perkins Ave., Sandusky, OH 44870.
The McKitrick family requests that if anyone has a photograph of Don they would like to share to bring it to the visitation to go on a picture memory board.
Condolences may be shared at grofffuneralhomes.com.