Donald Rudnick, age 70, died Saturday, November 11th, 2017. He was born in Pittsfield Massachusetts and was a member of Richland Creek Community Church.
A memorial service will be held on Tuesday, November 14th, 2017, 11:00 am, at the Chapel of Bright Funeral Home.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the SPCA of Wake County: www.spcawake.org
Mr. Rudnick is survived by his wife, Barbara, of 19 years; daughter, Carrie Ann McVey and husband, Walter of Arizona; son, Jason Allen Rudnick and wife, Tracey of Jackson, NJ; daughter, Teresa Lynn Rudnick of Toms River, NJ; stepson, William E. Welch and wife Susan, of Raleigh, NC; stepson, Robert E. Welch and wife Melissa, of Brambleton, VA; stepdaughter, Jennifer M. Welch of Raleigh, NC; 12 grandchildren; sister Barbara Borris of Jackson, NJ and several nieces and nephews.
Before starting a career with many accomplishments, Donald served honorably in the United States Navy for six years. He then went on to work for RCA in the Astro Electronics Division, developing the Apollo Moon Missions TV Camera, in Hightstown, NJ. He then worked for the Gusmer Equipment Company on foam machines used for the Shuttle Program, in Lakewood, NJ. His next job was for the Northeast Electrostatic Paint Spray Equipment Company, in Howell, NJ. Donald finished his career giving twenty years to the United States Postal Service as a letter carrier in Eatontown, NJ.