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Donald Volansky, Sr.

December 24, 1939 — May 12, 2022

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Donald John Volansky, Sr.

Fortified with the sacraments of Holy Mother Church Thursday, May 12, 2022, at the age of 82.

Beloved husband of Jeanne Volansky (nee Frauenhoffer); dear father of Donald Jr. (Mary), Lizabeth, Jeanna (Sean) Murphy, Daniel (Sonya), Melissa (Jake) Ellersieck; Cherished grandfather of Dorothy, Ellen, Lily, Ned, Victoria, Molly, Adam, Henry, Cecelia; brother Michael (Carol), cousin Beverly (Richard) Green; dear brother-in-law, uncle, great uncle, godfather, cousin and friend.

Born in St. Louis, Missouri on December 24, 1939 to the late Paul and Dorothy Volansky. Donald graduated from St. Francis de Sales grade school in 1953 and  St. Louis University High School in 1957.  He proudly served in the Army Reserve as a Medic from 1959 to 1965. Donald held a private pilot license, was an avid fisherman and upland game hunter. He enjoyed playing basketball, baseball and bowling. Donald was a fan of the St Louis Cardinals, Blues and Hawks. He was a dedicated  CYC coach, Perpetual Eucharistic Adorer, and proud Teamster member for 26 years. Donald’s two main loves in life were his faith and family.

“Strange, isn’t it? Each man’s life touches so many other lives. When he isn’t around he leaves an awful hole, doesn’t he?” ~ It’s a Wonderful Life (Clarence the Angel)

Mass will be live streamed at assumptionlive.com

Donations can be made to the following:

The Redemptorists Denver Province:

Direct to: Development Office

1633 North Cleveland Avenue

Chicago, IL 60614

YMCA Trout Lodge

https://gwrymca.org/donate017

Visitation will be held on Thursday, May 19, 2022 from 9:00am until 10:30 am at John L. Ziegenhein & Sons South County Location, 4830 Lemay Ferry Road, St. Louis, MO.  Mass will follow at Assumption Catholic Church, 4725 Mattis Road, St. Louis, MO.  Interment following Mass at Resurrection Cemetery.

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Service Schedule

Past Services

Visitation

Thursday, May 19, 2022

9:00 - 10:30 am (Eastern time)

John L. Ziegenhein & Sons South County

4830 Lemay Ferry Rd, St. Louis, MO 63129

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Funeral Mass

Thursday, May 19, 2022

Starts at 11:00 am (Eastern time)

Assumption Catholic Church

4725 Mattis Rd, St. Louis, MO 63128

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Interment

Thursday, May 19, 2022

Starts at 12:30 pm (Eastern time)

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