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Donald Nalley Sr.

May 4, 1949 — July 12, 2018

Nalley, Donald A. Sr. Nassau- Donald A. "Don" Nalley Sr. passed suddenly at home on July 12, 2018. Born in Albany he was the son of the late Raymond A. Nalley Jr. and Dorothy Boel. Don was retired from the Operating Engineers Local 158 and was Vice President of the Nassau Sportsmen's Club for over 30 years. He had a love for the outdoors and was an avid Hunter, enjoying time with his family and close friends at his home and at hunting camp in Sabatiss. Don had pure joy at being able to have deer cutting parties in his basement and cruising the local lakes in his pontoon boat with the love of his life and best friend Diana Thomas. He also enjoyed fishing whether it was on private ponds or chasing stripers on the Hudson. The sight of his grandchildren lit up his life and he will be dearly missed by all who knew him. He is survived by his mother Dorothy Nalley; best friend and true love Diana Thomas; son, Don (Tami) Nalley Jr.; step daughter, Heather (Adam) Caswell; brothers, John R. (Pat) Nalley and Raymond A. Nalley III; sisters, Jan A. (Art) Archambeault and Mary E. (Wayne) Elliot; grandchildren Chelsea (Sean) Finn, Tamara Nalley (Justin Garcia), and Donnie Nalley III; great granddaughter Ava. He is also survived by several nieces, nephews and cousins. He was predeceased by his brother Stephen O. Nalley. Relatives and friends are invited to call at the Thomas P. Mooney Funeral Home, 11 Elm St. Nassau on Monday from 2-5PM . All are invited to attend a reception at the Nassau Sportsmen's Club immediately following the calling hours. Interment will be private at the convenience of the family. Online condolences may be offered at

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Service Schedule

Past Services

Visitation at Funeral Home

Monday, July 16, 2018

2:00 - 5:00 pm (Eastern time)

Thomas P. Mooney Funeral Home LLC

11 Elm Street, Nassau, NY 12123

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Monday, July 16, 2018

Starts at 5:30 pm (Eastern time)

Nassau Sportsmen's Club

370 Boyce Road, Nassau, NY 12123

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