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Obituary for Donald Metcalf

November 15, 2020


Donald "Donnie" W. Metcalf Age 78 died peacefully at home Nov 15, 2020.. Born in Brockton Ma in 1942. Son of the late Wilson and Mildred Metcalf. He was the devoted husband to his wife Joyce of 54 years. Also survived by son Andrew Metcalf of Avon Ma and his wife Kerin and their 2 children Cole and Jenna. His daughter Heather-Sue of Ft Lauderdale Fl. Also survived by his daughter Christina Giblin of Braintree Ma and her husband Matthew and their 2 sons Joey and Michael. Also survived by his sister June Nelson and his twin brother Ronald and his wife June, his brother in law Robert Holmgren and his late wife Janet. Also surviving are many nieces and nephews.

Donnie grew up in West Bridgewater and summers in Onset. Graduated as Valedictorian of the class of 1960 in West Bridgewater Ma. Bachelors and Master degrees in Education and Administration at Bridgewater State College. 6th Grade Teacher and vice-principal of North School (now the Dawe School) in Stoughton for over 30 years while working summers at the Stoughton Recreation Department as Assistant Director. He was also a member of the Army National Guard based in New Bedford Ma. He was Massachusetts Teacher of the year recipient.

Donnie lived with his devoted wife Joyce and raised their 3 children. They settled in Rockland Ma where they resided for 50 years.
He enjoyed teaching, traveling, gardening, holiday decorating, enjoyed all sports especially as a season ticket holder for the New England Patriots since 1992. Donnie also enjoyed spending time with his family and grandchildren.

He was a kind and generous man loved by all who knew him. He will be sorely missed.
The immediate family will have a private memorial service at 9:30am at the Mcgoun Biggins Funeral Home on Friday November 20, 2020. Everyone who wishes to pay their respects are invited to Donnie's interment which will commence at 11:30am at the Pine Hill Cemetery 483 N Main St West Bridgewater Ma.'s

In lieu of flowers donations may be made in Donnie name to the
Salvation Army!/donation/checkout or

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Magoun-Biggins Funeral Home

135 Union Street
Rockland, MA 02370
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