Donald J. Surgent 69 of East Stroudsburg, Pa. passed away on Tuesday Aug. 13, 2019. He was the loving husband of Deborah L. (Treski) Surgent with whom he had celebrated 45 years of marriage. Born in Passaic, New Jersey he was the son of Joseph and Genevieve (McKenzie) Surgent.
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Don was a resident of the E. Stroudsburg area for the past 17 years and prior to that he resided in the Clifton, New Jersey area. He was employed as a fireman with the Clifton Fire Department in Clifton, N.J. for 27 years as Captain, retiring in 2002. Don was an army veteran having served in the Vietnam War receiving the bronze star and was a life member of the Vietnam Veterans Association, along as being a member of the Master Mason Navasink Lodge # 9 in Clifton, N.J. He was of the Methodist faith.
In addition to his wife Debbie he is survived by a daughter Jennifer Geiger and her husband Erich of Stanhope, N.J. and a son Darrell Surgent of Clifton, N.J. a brother Joseph “Rodrick” Surgent of Henderson, of Nevada and a loving grandfather to 2 grandchildren: Hunter and Collins.
There will be a viewing on Friday Aug. 16, 2019 from 2-4:00pm at the Joseph J. Pula Funeral Home Inc. 23 N. 9th.St.Stroudsburg, Pa., followed by a service starting at 4:00pm with Pastor Margie Good officiating.