Donald R. KomanNaplesDonald R. Koman, 89, of Naples, FL passed away peacefully in his home on Saturday, December 10, 2016 just 6 days shy of his 90th birthday. He was born on December 16, 1926 in Cleveland, OH to James I. and Jean (Turk) Koman. He had been a resident of Naples since 1993. Don was an outstanding high school athlete, lettering in basketball, baseball and football during his time at Euclid HS in Ohio. He served in the US Army from 1945-1947 in the Asiatic-Pacific Theater with the rank of Sergeant. Don graduated from Miami University, Oxford, OH in 1951 with a BS degree in Business Administration, Marketing and Management. While there, he was an active member of the Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity. Don was an accomplished musician, playing baritone horn, cornet and piano. He was also the bugler while serving in the US Army. Don was appointed Special Agent with the FBI on March 5, 1951, and served in Baltimore, New York and Washington Field. He worked at FBI Headquarters in Washington, D.C. from 1975-1980 where he served as supervisor and unit chief in the records management and intelligence divisions. He also served as FBI Headquarters representative, departmental review committee, Justice Department, concerning FBI classified documents. He retired from the FBI in September 1980, and later worked at the State Department as diplomatic security, special investigator from 1982-1992. After he retired, Don became a member of the Society of Former Special Agents of the FBI.Don was an active member in his parish, St. Agnes Catholic Church in Arlington, VA where he served on the parish council and as Eucharistic Minister as well as president of the PTO for the school. He had also been a member of the Knights of Columbus since 1964. More recently, he was a member of St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church in Naples, FL, and was a generous contributor to the funding of the current structure.Don retired in March 1993 with his wife Jackie to Naples, FL. He was elected to the board of the Monte Carlo Condominium Association and served as Director and Treasurer. Don enjoyed boating, fishing and spending time with his family at the beach for many years. Don is survived by his loving wife of almost 60 years, Jacqueline (Boucher) Koman; and his three children, Kimberlee McBride of Aurora, CO, Christopher Koman of Naples, FL, Kathleen Mullican and her husband Clay of Glen Allen, VA, and six grandchildren, Matthew, Casey and Jacqueline McBride, and Sean, Jake and Dylan Mullican. He is preceded in death by his two sisters, Bernadine Rini and Lillian Johnston.A Funeral Mass will be held at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church in Naples, FL, 625 111th Ave N, Naples, FL 34108, on Monday, June 26, 2017 at 10:00 AM followed by interment of the cremains in the St. John Memorial Garden, with Military Honors. A reception and luncheon for friends and family will be held immediately after in the church hall.Online condolences may be left by visiting
Arrangements are being handled by Shikany's Bonita Funeral Home.