Donald  Eastman

Obituary of Donald E. Eastman

Donald E. Eastman “Don”, 78, of Dayville died unexpectedly on Wednesday, September 14, 2022. He was the beloved husband of 57 years to Elaine R. (Bennett) Eastman. Born in Putnam, CT on June 24, 1944, son of the late Charles F. and Lyndall (Reed) Eastman.

Donald worked at the John Dempsey Regional Center for 38 years. He always loved racing and loved to watch NASCAR and local races at Thompson and Stafford Speedways. Donald also loved being with his family here in CT and VT.

Besides his wife Elaine he leaves his daughter Lisa Eastman Lovell and her husband George of Ashford, his son Scott Laurence Eastman and his wife Patty of Thompson, grandchildren Tyler G. Lovell, Bailey R. Lovell, Hadley D. Lovell, Trevor S. Eastman, Sydne C. Eastman, great grandson Colton D. Lovell, brothers Stanley Eastman and his wife the late Ginny Eastman, Charles Eastman and his wife Susan.

A Graveside service will be Tuesday, September 20, 2022 at 11:00 AM at Grove Street Cemetery, Putnam, CT. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Hospice of Northeast Connecticut, PO Box 632, Putnam, CT 06260. Share a memory at

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