Anthony F. Donio Anthony F. Donio

Anthony F. Donio, 65, of Allentown died Saturday, April 16, 2016 in Lehigh Valley Hospital, Salisbury Township. He was the beloved husband of Linda S. (Edelman) Donio. They celebrated their 32nd wedding anniversary on June 18, 2015. Born in Allentown, he was the son of the late Dr. Dominic A. and Adeline E. (Stravino) Donio. A 1969 graduate of William Allen High School, Anthony continued his education at Lehigh Carbon Community College receiving an Associate Degree in Physical Therapy and California Coast University where he received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Management. He began his career at Sacred Heart Hospital in the Department of Physical Medicine. He founded and operated the former Donio’s Medical Equipment, Allentown for several years. He served as Director of Durable Medical Equipment for Lehigh Valley Hospital and was the current Community Liaison Manager for Young’s Medical Equipment at St. Luke’s Hospital, Fountain Hill. Previously he was employed in the same capacity for Homestar Medical Equipment. He was a Catholic. A member of the Maskenozha Rod and Gun Club in Pike County, Anthony loved the outdoors. He enjoyed skiing, fishing and golf, when he could find the time. He was an avid NASCAR fan.

Survivors: Wife; loving father to Andrew Charles Makuvek, Sr. of Emmaus; loving grandfather to Andrew Charles Makuvek, Jr. and Joseph Evan Makuvek both of Allentown; brothers, Dominic A. Donio and his wife Dottie of Seattle, WA, Peter T. Donio and his wife Diane of Hilton Head, SC, David A. Donio and his wife Bernadette of Bethlehem.

Funeral Service 10:00AM Wednesday in the J.S. Burkholder Funeral Home, 16th & Hamilton Sts., Allentown, Call 7 to 8:30PM Tuesday and 9 to 10:00AM Wednesday in the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made in Anthony’s memory to the Sacred Heart Hospital Foundation, 421 Chew St., Allentown, PA 18102.

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