Donald Calhoun

Obituary of Donald W. Calhoun

Donald W Calhoun Jr, 84, of Manchester, beloved husband of Christine (Smith) Calhoun, passed away from Dementia on Saturday, May 1, 2021. He was born on April 6, 1937, in Bangor, Maine. He was son of the late Donald W. and Ruth (Charlton) Calhoun. Donald was a veteran of the U S Army and worked at Kaman Aircraft early in his career before moving to a long career at Pratt and Whitney Aircraft, where he retired in 2003. He enjoyed traveling after retirement, and working around his home and property, which he took great pride in. He made many lifelong friends through the years and always enjoyed joking around with them.  


Besides his wife of almost 63 years, he is survived by his son, Steven Calhoun and longtime girlfriend Heather Frazier and grandson Ryan Calhoun of Coventry, his sister Mary Kellner of Vernon, his brother in-law Robert Smith, also of Vernon and many nieces and nephews. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the Alzheimer's Association, 225 N. Michigan Ave, Fl. 17, Chicago, IL 60601, or the Children's Tumor Foundation at MailCode 6895, PO Box7247, Philadelphia, PA 19170-0001 


Friends and family may call at John F. Tierney Funeral Home, 219 W. Center Street, Manchester, on Thursday, May 20, 2021, from 4-7 pm. For online condolences, please visit 


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4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Thursday, May 20, 2021
John F. Tierney Funeral Home
219 West Center Street
Manchester, Connecticut, United States
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