Donald Gaffney Obituary

Donald Paul Gaffney
Donald Paul Gaffney

February 27, 1944 - January 18, 2012
Born in Independence, IA
Resided in West Des Moines, IA

Obituary

Paul Gaffney, 67, died Wednesday, January 18, 2012. He was born on February 27, 1944, to Andrew and Phyllis Gaffney and married his wife, Kathy on November 18, 1966.

Paul is survived by his wife, Kathy; son, Eric and his wife, Lea of Anchorage; grandson, Michael; siblings, Jerome(Evelyn) Gaffney, Ann Appell, Colleen (Frank) Gaffney, Rick (Lorraine) Gaffney, Mark (Mary Lou) Gaffney, Leo (Lori) Gaffney, Susan Ernest, John (Lori) Gaffney, and Trish (Rupert) Solis; and 26 nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents.

A devoted husband and father, beloved by those who knew him, Paul will be remembered for his decency, his willingness to help friends and neighbors, and for his unceasing desire to learn new things.

A private funeral Mass was held. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to either: Catholic Relief Services or Animal Rescue League of Iowa.

ARRANGMENTS BY ILES FUNERAL HOMES ~ WESTOVER CHAPEL.

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Catholic Relief Services
545 - 42nd Street
Des Moines, IA US 50312