Don and his wife Sue purchased the Vest Funeral Home in 1969. Don graduated from St. James Catholic High School in Chester, PA in 1954. Then he completed one year at Pennsylvania Military College before attending Indiana College of Mortuary Science in Indianapolis, Indiana graduating in 1957 as a Funeral Director and Embalmer. For ten years he managed the old Feeney-Kirby Mortuary on Meridian Street, a subsidiary of Flanner & Buchanan Mortuaries in Indianapolis . Don died on March 1, 2009, but his influence continues to guide his wife, sons and the staff on the operation of the firm. Sue is currently the Secretary and Treasurer of the firm.