2018-06-09 / Obituaries

Julie Donner

September 5, 1938 - June 4, 2018

Julie Donner, 79, of Coudersport, formerly of Lehighton and Bethlehem, passed away at home with her loving family by her side on June 4, 2018.

Born on Sept. 5, 1938 in Ceiba, Puerto Rico, she was a daughter of Modesto and Julia Casillas Mercado. She was married to Willard R. “Skip” Donner Sr., who passed away on Sept. 27, 1991.

Julie was of the Roman Catholic faith. She was a former member of the Lehighton American Legion Post 314 Auxiliary and the Beaver Run Rod & Gun Club. She enjoyed gardening and spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren.

Surviving are a daughter, Cheryl Ann “Sherry” (Bert) Ianson of Coudersport; two sons, Willard Don­ner Jr. of West Virginia and Jeffrey (Kathleen) Donner of Weatherly; seven grandchildren, Willard III, Haley, Jeffrey, Christopher, Rea, Jessica, and Jeffrey Jr.; two great-grandchildren, RileyMae and Luna; many sisters and brothers; and many nieces and nephews.

Julie was predeceased by her parents, her husband and several brothers and sisters.

Services were held at the Ovsak Funeral Home, Le­highton, with Deacon Joseph C. Wilhelm Jr. officiating. Burial was in Gnaden Huetten Cemetery, Lehighton.

Memorials may be made to Cole Home Health and Hospice, 102-108 S. Main St., Coudersport PA 16915. Arrangements are under the direction of the Virgil L. Howard Funeral Home, Shinglehouse. To express con­dolences or share a memory, please visit virgillhow­ardfuneralhome.com.

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