Donald Joseph Mastro, 82, died April 14, 2015.
Mastro was born on March 16, 1933, the son of Dominic Anthony Mastro and Dorothy Williscroft Mastro.
He was married to Cherie Joyce Flatt on Feb. 14, 1953 and they shared more than 62 years together prior to his passing.
He grew up in Burien and lived there until 1975 when he moved to Key Center and built businesses over the years: Bee Proud Apiary, DJ’s Tire and Automotive Center, and DJ’s Minimart along SR-302. He retired in 1998 and he and his wife toured the country, towing a fifth-wheel trailer as their mobile residence.
Mastro was respected and admired for his many accomplishments due to his commitment to hard work and keeping his word.
He will be deeply missed by those who loved him, including his wife, Cherie; two siblings and their spouses, Jerry (Stephanie) Mastro of Burien and Diane (James) Cloutier of Des Moines. He will also be missed by his four children and their spouses: Cherilee (Bud) Bergdahl of Othello, Debby (Richard) Liebel of Normandy Park, Stephen (Laurel) Mastro of Long Beach, Cailf., and Cindy (Norris) Johnson of Sumner. He is also survived by 10 grandchildren and nine great- grandchildren.
Mastro was at various times a member of several civic organizations including Lions Club, Elks Club and chambers of commerce, and gladly gave back to the residents of the communities in which he lived.
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