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Donald Authur Browder
Date of Death: August 24, 2011
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Donald A. Browder, 67, of Stephens City, Virginia died Wednesday in Blue Ridge Hospice. Mr. Browder was born in 1944 in Libertyville, Illinois the son of the late William and Ilo Mae Browder. He was a customer service agent at United Airlines for 36 years. Mr. Browder was of Presbyterian faith. He was a Veteran …
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Tony Varda left a message on September 13, 2011:
"The Don" It's hard to believe you are gone. We had such good times. You were such a good friend and neighbor. Rest in peace, my friend "Big Tony" & Jeannie Varda
Kathleen Hadler left a message on August 27, 2011:
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Jeannie McCloskey left a message on August 27, 2011:
I met Don in 1984 when we both began working at UAL in Lexington, KY. For the two years that I was there, I enjoyed his many stories in particular about the Schaumburg, IL that he loved. Don also loved UAL and spent his life serving customers and trying to make things better. He was full of life and humor and words... oh yes, words. Don loved to talk... "Don, can you stop talking to that customer please so we can push this plane out and be on time!!!" Rest in peace, old man!!... Jeannie Murray McCloskey
Lori Barksdale left a message on August 27, 2011:
In honor of Donald Authur Browder, Lori Barksdale lit a candle.
Antonio Maldonado left a message on August 27, 2011:
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Peace of mind is a call away. We're here when you need us most.
Tracy Adams left a message on August 26, 2011:
We will miss you Don. Love and prayers for the Browder family.
Thomas L. Melgaard left a message on August 26, 2011:
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Sandra Eggleston left a message on August 26, 2011:
My prayers for the Browder family with your loss of such a wonderful, friendly, warm hearted gentleman. As a Stewardess/Flight Attendant and Supervisor, working with Don was always a pleasure, he was calm, funny, always had a smile, never got flustered and always worked well with us. It has been great seeing him at the Dulles Loungers luncheons the past couple of years. Rest in Peace my friend.......Sincerely, Sandra Eggleston IADSW
Mellanie Cromwell left a message on August 26, 2011:
Don you were loved by many and will be missed
Mellanie Cromwell left a message on August 26, 2011:
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Lisa Garrett left a message on August 26, 2011:
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Ralene Foster left a message on August 26, 2011:
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Kristy Bateman Tetrault left a message on August 26, 2011:
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Sheree Glaze left a message on August 26, 2011:
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lynette ann booth left a message on August 26, 2011:
GODS SPEED MY FRIEND ! I WILL MISS YOUR SWEET FACE !!!
Jeanne Reinoehl left a message on August 27, 2011:
I am very saddened of Dons passing. He is at peace and in Gods hands. I will always remember Don for our close friendship. He was kind and had a smile for everyone. I will miss you.............Jeanne Reinoehl
Jeanne Reinoehl left a message on August 27, 2011:
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Jeanne Reinoehl left a message on August 27, 2011:
Don, my friend, you will be missed. So glad you and Maggie came to visit in Gulf Shores. You always had a smile for everyone.
Captain Vicki Kelley, United Airlines left a message on September 7, 2011:
In friendship and deepest sympathy to the Browder family. I met Don when I came to IAD as a United 767F/O in 1993. It was a great pleasure working with him for many years. He was greatly missed when he retired. May you find comfort in your memories and peace in your hearts with love that never departs. "For where your treasure is, there also will your heart be. Matthew 6:21" God bless you and keep you.
Vicki Kelley left a message on September 7, 2011:
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Peace of mind is a call away. We're here when you need us most.
Noriko Akahoshi Nakamura left a message on September 1, 2011:
So saddened to learn of Don's passing today; he was such a good friend and a respected co-worker from whom I learned so much as a new gate agent many years ago. He had such a great sense of humor, and it was always such a joy to work with him. Our love and thoughts will be with his family; please know he will be greatly missed by his UAL family. Nori N.
Noriko Akahoshi Nakamura left a message on September 1, 2011:
So saddened to hear of Don's passing; he was such a good friend and respected co-worker from whom I learned so much as a new gate agent many years ago. He had such a great sense of humor, and it was always such a joy to work with him. Our love and thoughts will be with his family as we share the loss of this warm, funny and generous man. Nori Nakamura
Noriko Akahoshi Nakamura left a message on September 1, 2011:
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Janet Caporaletti left a message on August 30, 2011:
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Janice Revetta Hooe left a message on August 29, 2011:
Don was a wonderful person who saw me through bad and good times. He was kind and generous Hell be sadly missed
Janice Revetta Hooe left a message on August 29, 2011:
In honor of Donald Authur Browder, Janice Revetta Hooe lit a candle.
Paul Kramer left a message on August 28, 2011:
Don was one of the best. His laugher and good humor will be missed for all time.
Linda Scriven left a message on August 28, 2011:
I want to thank the Browder family for sharing Don with all of his second family at United Airlines. It was a piece of joy that he was in our lives. Linda Scriven
Pamela Forero left a message on August 28, 2011:
So sorry to here of the passing of such a wonderful generous person. HIs smile and laughter will live on. He always had a great story to tell and laughter to share. God bless you and your family. Rest in peace Don.
Susan Shaffer left a message on August 27, 2011:
I will never forget Don...he was a special person with the gift of gab and a heart of gold. I'm lucky to have been his friend and co-worker. My prayers are for his family. Susan Henry Shaffer
Diane Gist left a message on August 27, 2011:
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Megan Turner-Settemberino left a message on August 27, 2011:
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lynette ann booth left a message on August 26, 2011:
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Bob Cathy Hill left a message on August 26, 2011:
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Sandra Bateman United CS Iad Retired left a message on August 25, 2011:
Don Browder was a great person. We had so many funny times at IAD. HE WAS ONE OF THE GOOD OLD BOYS. They played tricks on co-workers and management. They were priceless. He referred to himself as a widebody or UFO (which stood for ugly,fat and old) but he was neither. His heart was as big as Texas. The funniest story I have didn't happen at work. It happened at my house back in Oct 1991. It was 3 weeks after my father had passed away and my mom was with me. We had gone to watch my son play football at Clark Co stadium. A good old nor easter came up. temps dropped and wind was whipping. My mom and myself were up at the top of bleachers. The wind blew her out of the stadium..she was not a little person. Well Browder and Margarite came to my house on Sunday. Just dropped by..Well I explained what happened. My mom had black eyes ,broke nose, and crooked finger. So when he went back to work he told everyone that I beat my mom up and that she was all black and blue. He never let her forget. When ever she came to visit he would tell her "don't you go up in the bleachers" and she told him not to worry. We have had good visits with him and Margarite over the years from CICIs pizza, Golden coral, Applebees and our home. We will miss him. The new kids at United have no idea what it was like to work as a family. We may never have seen one another away from work but we cared for each other. We were family and still are. Ken, Kristy and I have lost a very good friend. To his family he loved you and was so proud of you. May God be with you at this time.
Patricia Boucher left a message on August 25, 2011:
Donnie you wiull always hold a candle to my heart. You have made me smile and laugh through the years for some many occassions. I will truely miss you. <3
Patricia Boucher left a message on August 25, 2011:
In honor of Donald Authur Browder, Patricia Boucher lit a candle.
public.user left a message on January 30, 2013:
In friendship and deepest sympathy to the Browder family. I met Don when I came to IAD as a United 767F/O in 1993. It was a great pleasure working with him for many years. He was greatly missed when he retired. May you find comfort in your memories and peace in your hearts with love that never departs. "For where your treasure is, there also will your heart be. Matthew 6:21" God bless you and keep you.
public.user left a message on January 30, 2013:
Don was one of the best. His laugher and good humor will be missed for all time.
public.user left a message on January 30, 2013:
I want to thank the Browder family for sharing Don with all of his second family at United Airlines. It was a piece of joy that he was in our lives. Linda Scriven
Peace of mind is a call away. We're here when you need us most.
Pamela left a message on January 30, 2013:
So sorry to here of the passing of such a wonderful generous person. HIs smile and laughter will live on. He always had a great story to tell and laughter to share. God bless you and your family. Rest in peace Don.
public.user left a message on January 30, 2013:
I will never forget Don...he was a special person with the gift of gab and a heart of gold. I'm lucky to have been his friend and co-worker. My prayers are for his family. Susan Henry Shaffer
public.user left a message on January 30, 2013:
I met Don in 1984 when we both began working at UAL in Lexington, KY. For the two years that I was there, I enjoyed his many stories in particular about the Schaumburg, IL that he loved. Don also loved UAL and spent his life serving customers and trying to make things better. He was full of life and humor and words... oh yes, words. Don loved to talk... "Don, can you stop talking to that customer please so we can push this plane out and be on time!!!" Rest in peace, old man!!... Jeannie Murray McCloskey
public.user left a message on January 30, 2013:
We will miss you Don. Love and prayers for the Browder family.
public.user left a message on January 30, 2013:
My prayers for the Browder family with your loss of such a wonderful, friendly, warm hearted gentleman. As a Stewardess/Flight Attendant and Supervisor, working with Don was always a pleasure, he was calm, funny, always had a smile, never got flustered and always worked well with us. It has been great seeing him at the Dulles Loungers luncheons the past couple of years. Rest in Peace my friend.......Sincerely, Sandra Eggleston IADSW
public.user left a message on January 30, 2013:
I was so sadden to see Dons passing this morning. He was truely a wonderful man and friend. I will miss his laughter he shared with me at my job, he always knew when it was a bad day and I needed that laugh!!! I will miss you..rest now Don all is well!! <3
public.user left a message on January 30, 2013:
Don was such a sweet and special man! He was always there with a big smile and a wonderful laugh when we needed help as new CSRs. He made us feel like we were part of his family! Don...you and your family will be in my thoughts and prayers!
public.user left a message on January 30, 2013:
Uncle Don was always laughing and very happy. He always made everyone feel welcome. I will miss him greatly. Cindy
cindy bandjough left a message on August 26, 2011:
Uncle Don was always laughing and very happy. He always made everyone feel welcome. I will miss him greatly. Cindy
cindy bandjough left a message on August 26, 2011:
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You will be missed!!! Fran Mazzatenta left a message on August 26, 2011:
In honor of Donald Authur Browder, You will be missed!!! Fran Mazzatenta lit a candle.
Francine Balinskas left a message on August 26, 2011:
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Maura Dalgaard left a message on August 26, 2011:
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Victoria L Shifflett left a message on August 26, 2011:
Don Don...you were such a bright light to see walking thru Dulles for many years....you will be missed
Victoria L Shifflett left a message on August 26, 2011:
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Carol Hill left a message on August 26, 2011:
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Bill & Lora Dodson left a message on August 26, 2011:
God's speed Don.
Bill & Lora Dodson left a message on August 26, 2011:
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Brian Boucher left a message on August 26, 2011:
"Uncle" Donnie was a great man. He was always kind to me and my brothers through out our life and i will never forget the happiness I felt when I was around him.
Brian Boucher left a message on August 26, 2011:
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Veronica (Ronnie) Burleson left a message on August 26, 2011:
I will miss you, love you very much. My heart goes out to your family - Maggie, Tammi and Richard and family. Love Ronnie
Veronica (Ronnie) Burleson left a message on August 26, 2011:
In honor of Donald Authur Browder, Veronica (Ronnie) Burleson lit a candle.
Kim Stroop left a message on August 26, 2011:
I was so sadden to see Dons passing this morning. He was truely a wonderful man and friend. I will miss his laughter he shared with me at my job, he always knew when it was a bad day and I needed that laugh!!! I will miss you..rest now Don all is well!! <3
Fran Mazzatenta left a message on August 26, 2011:
Don was such a sweet and special man! He was always there with a big smile and a wonderful laugh when we needed help as new CSRs. He made us feel like we were part of his family! Don...you and your family will be in my thoughts and prayers!
Kim Stroop left a message on August 26, 2011:
In honor of Donald Authur Browder, Kim Stroop lit a candle.
public.user left a message on January 30, 2013:
Don Browder was a great person. We had so many funny times at IAD. HE WAS ONE OF THE GOOD OLD BOYS. They played tricks on co-workers and management. They were priceless. He referred to himself as a widebody or UFO (which stood for ugly,fat and old) but he was neither. His heart was as big as Texas. The funniest story I have didn't happen at work. It happened at my house back in Oct 1991. It was 3 weeks after my father had passed away and my mom was with me. We had gone to watch my son play football at Clark Co stadium. A good old nor easter came up. temps dropped and wind was whipping. My mom and myself were up at the top of bleachers. The wind blew her out of the stadium..she was not a little person. Well Browder and Margarite came to my house on Sunday. Just dropped by..Well I explained what happened. My mom had black eyes ,broke nose, and crooked finger. So when he went back to work he told everyone that I beat my mom up and that she was all black and blue. He never let her forget. When ever she came to visit he would tell her "don't you go up in the bleachers" and she told him not to worry. We have had good visits with him and Margarite over the years from CICIs pizza, Golden coral, Applebees and our home. We will miss him. The new kids at United have no idea what it was like to work as a family. We may never have seen one another away from work but we cared for each other. We were family and still are. Ken, Kristy and I have lost a very good friend. To his family he loved you and was so proud of you. May God be with you at this time.
Omps Funeral Home left a message:
Please accept our deepest condolences for your family's loss.
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