Donald Wayne ‘Whitey’ Schreiber

FALLS VILLAGE — Donald Wayne “Whitey” Schreiber passed away peacefully at home in Tariffville,  on Jan. 18, 2023, after a long illness. He was born in North Canaan on Aug. 4, 1943, the son of the late Robert Wiliiam Schreiber and the late Virginia Colleen (Scranton) Schreiber. He grew up in Falls Village and was a graduate of H.V.R.H.S., class of 1962.

Don spent the bulk of his adult life as a concrete pump operator and was a longtime member of Local 478, International Union of Operating Engineers. His free time found him either on his beloved boat “Simple Pleasure” or helping friends, family and neighbors with all manner of tasks.

Don married the love of his life, Carol Ciarcia Schreiber on Sept. 14, 1994. He is survived by his son, Glenn, stepson Bryant and Beth Chatfield of Avon, grandchildren Brandon and Sydney Chatfield, niece, Victoria Carrabba, and very close cousins Virginia (Scranton) and Carl Vogt, their son, Sam and his family, Elizabeth  (Scranton) and husband Sandy Rhoades and family. He was predeceased by his brother, Michael Schreiber and cousin, Hannah Vogt. Memorial donations may be made to the National Pancreatic Cancer Foundation, www.npcf.us/donate-directly.

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