Donald P. “Wink” Winkelspecht, 84, of Middletown, entered eternal rest on Monday, November 16th, 2020 at home with his family by his side. He was the widower of Shirley D. (Naugle) Winkelspecht.
Don was born in Riverside, NJ on February 23, 1936 to the late Joseph Henry and Helen (Coyle) Winkelspecht.
Don was retired from the US Air Force as a Master Sergeant and from the former Stambaugh’s Air Service. He was a member of the American Legion Post 594 of Middletown and the Tuesday and Thursday night golf leagues at Middletown Sunset Golf Course, where many lifelong friendships were created and cherished. Don loved to watch the Phillies, was an avid reader, enjoyed yard work and was a big Johnny Cash and Red Sovine fan.
Don is survived by six sons; Frederick “Butch” and companion Becky, Harry, Dean and companion Patti, Danny, Joseph and companion Alyssa, Airman Austin; his four daughters, Cindy Barkey and companion Robert, Mary Wise, Margie, Eileen Kline and husband Craig. His eight grandchildren, seven great grandchildren and three great great grandchildren also survive him.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Monday, November 23, 2020 at 11 AM in Seven Sorrows BVM Catholic Church, 280 N. Race Street, Middletown, PA. A viewing will be held on Monday from 9:30 AM to 11 AM in the Church. Private burial with military honors will be in Indiantown Gap National Cemetery, Annville, PA.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations in Don’s name may be made to the Church.
Matinchek Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Inc., 260 East Main Street, Middletown, PA has been entrusted with handling the arrangements.
Condolences may be sent online at www.matinchekfuneralhome.com