Donald W. Sutherland of Newton died May 14, 2015 at the age of 91. Born in Boston to Donald B. and Annie (Hunter) Sutherland, he was a proud resident of the Brookline neighborhood “The Settlement” and a graduate of Brookline High School. He went on to earn a Bachelors Degree form Bates College where he was an
accomplished athlete inducted into the Bates College Hall of Fame for both Baseball and Football.
Mr. Sutherland was a combat veteran of the US Army having served during WWII earning numerous medals and campaign ribbons for Rhineland and Central Europe.
A longtime teacher and coach at Newton South High School, Mr. Sutherland’s many accolades include induction into the MA Track Coaches Hall of Fame and the Newton South High School Athletic Hall of Fame. In addition to his love of athletics, Mr. Sutherland had a love of world travel. He is survived by many dear friends and
A Memorial Mass in celebration of Mr. Sutherland’s life will be held Friday, May 29, 2015 at 10AM in St. John the Evangelist Church, 9 Glen Rd. Wellesley Hills. Burial will be private. In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory may be made to the charity of your choice.