Donald J. Cain, age 88, of Beaver Dams, NY passed away peacefully on Oct. 7, 2017. He was born in Corning on July 22, 1929 to Neil and Irene Cain. He married Frances Vieira on August 25, 1956. He attended Northside High School and Williamsport Tech and served in the Airborn Artillery during the Korean conflict. Don worked for Corning Inc. as a Machine Design Engineer with 36 years of service, designing machines that manufactured Fiber Optic and Overhead Lighting products. He enjoyed flying his Cessna plane, motorcycling and gardening, and was a member of All Saints Parish.
He is survived by his devoted and loving wife of 61 years, Frances; son: Michael (Cheryle) of Huntersville, NC; daughter: Linda of Larkspur, CA; grandchildren: Sarah (Andrew) Fann, Ryan, Christopher, Caroline, Adam and Andrew; sister: Elizabeth Schaefer of Snyder, NY; twin sister: Doris Chohany of Williamsburg, VA; brother in-law: Joseph (Lucille) Vieira, and many nieces and nephews. Don was a dedicated and loving husband, father, son, brother, uncle and friend who loved to be outdoors or in his workshop. He will be deeply missed, but never forgotten.
Donation in his name may be made to: CareFirst, 3805 Meads Creek Rd., Painted Post, NY 14870. We are forever grateful to Connie, Ira and Staff for their love and support. A private memorial service will take place at the convenience of the family.