Cumberland—John Edward D’Atri, Sr., 83, of Cumberland passed away on Wednesday, January 3, 2018, at the Western Maryland Health System Regional Medical Center.

Born in Cumberland, MD, on December 14, 1934, he was the son of the late Rita (Brennon) and Frank D’Atri. John was a graduate of Fort Hill High School. Following high school, he was employed at the Kelly Springfield Tire Company.

John was married on January 9, 1954, to Billie Jean Turner, his wife of 64 years. He is also survived by his children, John Edward “Joe” D’Atri, Jr., Stephen R. D’Atri, Mark A. D’Atri, and Angela M. D’Atri.  In addition, surviving John are several grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

At John’s request there will be no visitation or funeral service. His desire was to be cremated.

In lieu of flowers, those who would like to honor John’s memory may make contributions to Schwab Family Cancer Center, Attn: Julie Hardy, 12500 Willowbrook Road, Cumberland, MD 21502.