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Van Kurin, Jr., Donald E.

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February 25, 1952 - May 23, 2015

Van Kurin, Jr., Donald E.

Born in Corning, NY on February 25, 1952 and passed away in Dallas, TX on May 23, 2015.  Don was an Eagle Scout, and a graduate of Clarkston College in New York with an Engineering Degree. He worked for Parsons Corp. as a Railway Signal Systems Engineer, before retiring.  He was preceded in death by his parents, Donald and Marylou Van Kurin; and sister, Nancy Braun.  He is survived by his daughter, Gabriele Van Kurin of Florence, SC; fiancé, Chrysis Cesaretti, of Richardson, TX; sisters, Heidi Vary of Elmira, NY, and Sue Hendrickson, of Pottstown, PA; brother, Leon Van Kurin, of Corning, NY; and many other family members.  He was a wonderful man that was loved by many, and he will be very missed.  Memorial Service will be at  1pm on Wednesday May 27, 2015 at St. Lukes Lutheran Church, 1210 W Belt Line Rd, Richardson, TX 75080.  In lieu of flowers, please consider a memorial donation in Don’s honor to St. Lukes.


Arrangements under the direction of:
Aria Cremation Service and Funeral Home
10116 E. Northwest Highway
Dallas, TX 75238

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May 29, 2015 11:16PM

Susan, Leon & Heidi-so sorry to hear of your loss. Sympathy & prayers for his daughter & your families.

Ben Van Kurin

May 29, 2015 6:53PM

I am so sorry to hear about this. My deepest condolences to the family. I wish that we could have spent some time together.

Debbie Bliss

May 29, 2015 6:44PM

My thoughts and prayers go out to the family. I am so sorry for your loss

Mike DeRienzo

May 26, 2015 4:13PM


Sorry for your loss.

Mark & Tonya

May 26, 2015 9:10AM

Gabi, we are so sorry for your loss. You are all in our prayers.

John and Kimi

May 25, 2015 2:40PM

Gabi, our hearts and prayers are with you!