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Donald ‘Skippy’ Lee

  • On February 28, 2021

Donald ‘Skippy’ Lee of Canonsburg passed away on February 27, 2021. He was born June 6, 1945 in Pittsburgh and was the son of Frank and Marguerite (Davis) Lee. He was a member of Local #3 Iron Workers and a former real estate agent for Cuneo and Associates. In 2002, he retired from Columbia Gas.

On June 25, 1987, he married his wife of 33 years, Anna Marie (Foglia) Lee who survives him. Also surviving are his three daughters, Dawn Gibson and Dee Dee Gibson of Pittsburgh, Carmen Grinage of Imperial, and his son Blayne Lee of Canonsburg.

Skippy was an avid prankster, enjoying playing practical jokes on those he cherished most, especially his wife. He was an avid storyteller as well and loved to tell his family and closest friends of his escapades through out his life. One of his many passions was football, and he was an ardent Steelers fan, never missing a single game. Donald loved animals, especially his dog, Wesley. He was the among the first African American in the Greater Pittsburgh Area to become a real estate agent as well as a journeyman ironworker. Skippy was a loving husband and father always placing his family before himself. He lived his life only knowing love and joy for those he care-d most deeply about and will be dearly missed by his friends and family.

At the request of the deceased, there will be no viewing. In lieu of flowers, the deceased ask donations be sent to the Donnell House of Washington, Pennsylvania or local animal shelters.

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Nicole Baculik
Don Lee will forever be remembered as a coworker and friend who always made me smile. My heartfelt condolences to Anna Marie, Blayne, and family during this sad time. I'm a better person for knowing him. Tanger Outlets has lost a member of our family.
Terri Startare
Donald was a wonderful pleasant man who always had a kind word or a joke or a tease. He was a great neighbor always looking out and we will miss him.
I will miss you Don, my brother. ???? Gone too soon. ❤ But we will see you again, that's what I look forward to. Love, your sis, Terri
I'll miss you Dad. Love you always ????
Anna Vinson
May Donald’s soul be filled with the Holy Spirit and let perpetual light shine upon him. With sympathy and prayers, The Vinson Family (Mike -in law & Tina-family)