Donald “Dode” Schellinger, a resident of Sag Harbor for 37 years, died at Southampton Hospital on November 27. He was 70 years old.
Born in Southampton on May 1, 1942, he was the son of Arthur and Ann (Ryder) Schellinger.
Mr. Schellinger was a graduate of Pierson High School and worked locally as a carpenter. He served in the U.S. Army from 1960 to 1968 with the 82nd Airborne.
Mr. Schellinger was predeceased by his wife, the former Judith Warner.
He is survived by his children, Marie, Donald and Mark, all of Sag Harbor, and a brother, William, of Maine.
He is also survived by grandchildren Kassandre and Jusuf Schellinger of Sag Harbor.
Services were held at Yardley & Pino Funeral Home on December 2.
The family asks that memorial donations be made to the Sag Harbor Fire Department Benevolent Association, PO Box 2087, Sag Harbor, NY, 11963.