Born:July 13, 1957

Passed Away:October 4, 2012

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Donston Eugene Awarski

Donston E. Awarski, 55, of Phoenix, formerly of Medina, OH, passed away at home on October 1, 2012.

He was born on July 13, 1957 to Dorothy and Zeineth Awarski in Cleveland, OH. Donston most recently worked as a Pharmacy Technician Instructor for Brookline College. He loved watching his students learn and mature. He was fond of saying that in order to be a good instructor he needed to be one-third teacher, one-third mentor and one-third game show host.

He was a Licensed Pharmacy Technician with experience in both teaching and oncology.

Donston is survived by his loving spouse and friend of 23 years – Marjorie K. Awarski of Phoenix, AZ; Sister – Linda Scott of Ohio; Brother – Ken Awarski of Blacksburg, VA and nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his dad Zeineth and his mom Dorothy.

Memorials are suggested to the Arizona Chapter of the American Diabetes Association.

Memorial Service with Rabbi Beck officiating

Monday, October 8, 2012 at 7:00 pm

Best Funeral Services, Inc. – North Central Chapel

501 East Dunlap Avenue 

Phoenix, Arizona

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4 Memories to “Donston Eugene Awarski”

  1. Rabbi Moshe and Nili Adler says:

    Dear Malka,

    We remember when you and Donny were in our classes, and we think of his gentle humor and his keen interest in learning.

    May God comfort you among all who mourn in Zion and Jerusalem.

    In friendship,
    Nili and Moshe Adler

  2. Janine Forsberg says:

    I remember Mr. Awarski as one of my favorite instructors from AZ College of Allied Health. He had an impecible way of delivering the information in a way that made you remember it. My fondest memory is when he was teaching my PTCB exam classes. I was so nervous and was second guessing myself. He was so calm and reassured me that I knew the information and would do well on the exam.

    My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this time of loss. God Bless You.

  3. Candy and Glenn Michalski says:

    From old friends in Strongsville, Ohio. May God’s comfort surround you.

    Candy and Glenn Michalski

  4. Teri Sclafani says:

    Dearest Marge,
    I will always remember how honored I felt to photograph your wedding. I really love Donston’s 1/3 motto!!!!
    It is difficult to know what to say at a difficult time like this. Just know that I am thinking of you a lot!
    I am glad to still be your friend after all these years.
    Love ya girl!

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