New Horizon's Clarinet Choir

Don Kirk

Native of Erie, PA

Education: Youngsville (PA) high school, 1953, Penn State, B.S. in chemical engineering, 1957.

Family: Wife, Jean; children, Steve (Ontario, NY) and Susan (Walworth, NY), who has a husband and two teenage girls.

Professional history: Pulp and paper research, Hammermill Paper Company, Erie, PA, 1957-1973 (interrupted by military service, 1958-1960); Environmental compliance manager, H.J. Heinz Company, Pittsburgh, PA, retired 1998.

Residence: After 41 years in the same house, we moved from Pittsburgh, PA to Fairport, NY in July 2014 so that we can grow old near our children.