Donald Flansburg

Donald E. Flansburg

Friday, March 25th, 1938 - Wednesday, March 18th, 2020
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Born March 25, 1938, in Rome, NY, passed away in his home March 18, 2020. After serving as a firefighter for the city of Buffalo, he was a chemist at National Aniline. Don subsequently devoted his professional life as a chemistry teacher at Hutchinson Central Technical High School and other Buffalo city schools for more than 25 years. He chose to continue his love of learning and education by donating his body to the UB Anatomical Gift Program. Don enjoyed camping, touring, recreational flying, hiking, spending winters in Florida, and honing his skills as an amateur radio operator. He is survived by his wife Anne and many endeared family members and friends. A Memorial Service will be held at a later date. Flowers graciously declined. Donations are welcomed to the charity of the giver’s choice. Your online memories and condolences may be shared at
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    Kolano Funeral Home
    396 Amherst St.
    BUFFALO, NY 14207
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Mary O'Grady Gunther

Posted at 10:35pm
I was so sorry to hear about Don's passing. I fondly remember your smiling faces when roller skating around the Arena Rink at our Lafayette High School skating parties.

Marie Zafron

Posted at 10:24am
Sincerest sympathy. Don was such a wonderful person! You, Anne, provided great support, enabling him to live a good and productive life as both of you struggled with his medical issues. How fitting that Don will continue his role as a teacher, by donating his body to the University of Buffalo Medical School, enabling him to continue to teach others. May he rest in peace!

Marcia and Ed Myszka

Posted at 10:06am
We were so saddened to hear of Don's passing. We have always appreciated his spirit and sense of humor on our Western Zone Retired Teacher bus trips. He was truly bless to have you by his side, and know that you are both loved by many. We will be praying for your family during this difficult time.

Jim, Debbie and the Szurczynski Family

Posted at 07:11pm
Don was a great man and was a wonderful landlord, who was always so kind. We rented from him and then he us let buy the house and continued keep in touch with us many years later. He always had a story to share, as you, Anne, sipped on a cup of coffee in our house. He and you are part of our family and will always be. Keep in touch. We will miss his visits, but will always remember him.

Lazy Lakes Campground Staff

Posted at 07:05pm
So sorry to hear of Don's passing. We know how much you both enjoyed camping at Lazy Lakes, and we always enjoyed seeing him. Know that you and your family are in our thoughts and prayers.

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