MILLBURY - Donald O. Rajotte, 72, of Millbury, died peacefully Thursday morning, August 9, 2018 in Lutheran Rehabilitation and Skilled Care Center, Worcester, with his family at his side.
He was born in Worcester on April 1, 1946, son of Joseph Rajotte and lived in Millbury for most of his adult life. Don was a graduate of Sutton High School.
Don honorably served his country as a member of the United States Marine Corps and retired from the United States Air Force, whom he served for 33 years. He served in the Vietnam War and Operation Iraq Freedom. He also served in the Army National Guard and Air Force National Guard in both Massachusetts and New Hampshire.
Don had worked as a truck driver for Suburban Propane in Marlborough.
He leaves three children, Andrea L. Rajotte of Millbury, Tonya M. Colson of Suffield, CT and Alex O. Rajotte of Millbury; a brother Jerry Rajotte of Sutton; a sister, Debra Moore of Sutton; four grandchildren, Patrick Desmarais, Mya Rajotte, Chloe Rajotte and Tyler Colson, as well as nieces and nephews. His Mother Lorraine Rajotte (St.Germain) and A brother, David Rajotte, predeceased him.
A private military funeral service will be held in Massachusetts Veterans Memorial Cemetery, 111 Glenallen Street, Winchendon. There are no calling hours.
Memorial donations may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.
Stone-Ladeau Funeral Home, 343 Central Street, Winchendon is directing arrangements.