Donald J. Blouch, 82, passed away on Sunday, Dec. 12, 2021, at the WellSpan Good Samaritan Hospital, Lebanon. He was the husband of Roberta P. (Corl) Blouch, of Jonestown. They celebrated their 58th wedding anniversary on June 29.
Born in Jonestown on April 13, 1939, he was the son of the late James A. and Bertha Mae (Kline) Blouch.
He graduated from Jonestown High School with the class of 1957. He then went on to serve in the Army for eight years. When he returned from the service, he came home to the dairy farm, where he was born. In 1982, he moved up the street and started raising miniature ponies and donkeys. Donald was a security guard at Penn National for many years. He loved to go camping and spending time with his grandbabies and family.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by his son, Michael A., husband of Sherri Blouch, of Lebanon; daughters, Christina M. Stump, of East Earl, Tammy L., wife of Robert Hauer, of Jonestown, and Kelly R., wife of Ronald Malehorn, of Jonestown; 11 grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren; and sisters, Shirley Daub and Ranae Lemke, both of Jonestown.
He was preceded in death by his brother, Frederick Blouch, and sister, Mildred Bragg.
Memorial services will be at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, Dec. 17, 2021, at the Kreamer & Lum Funeral Home & Crematory, Rt. 72 & Camp Meeting Rd., Jonestown. Inurnment will be at Bunker Hill Cemetery. A visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Penn State Health Neurosurgery Department at Penn State Health Neurosurgery, 30 Hope Dr., Suite 1200, Entrance B, Hershey, PA 17033.