Donald P. Lefferts

Don Lefferts, 78 of Ridgefield, died June 27, 2011 at Laurel Ridge Health Care Center, Ridgefield.

He was born May 7, 1933 in Flushing, NY to Lester and Anna (Eldridge) Lefferts. A long-time resident of Ridgefield, he owned and operated Vintage Auto Restorations where he specialized in restoring Bugattis.  He was the last survivor to have worked on the only Bugatti airplane, now in a museum in Wisconsin.  A Peacetime US Army veteran serving with the 101st Airborne Division, Don was self-educated and extremely well-read. He also accrued many awards for his trapshooting skills. Don is survived by his brother,William of Huntington NY, His two sons Scot of Mount Tremper NY, Mark of Sandy Hook CT and his five grandchildren David, Lauren, Jason, Jacob,and Andrew.

There will be no services.

Kane Funeral Home, 25 Catoonah St., Ridgefield is in charge of arrangements.

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