Donna Kay Meek passed away at her home in the loving care of her family on November 30, 2018, at the age of 78. Donna was preceded in death by her parents James and Lillian and brothers James and John. Siblings Lillian, Connie and David survive her. Verne, her loving husband of 57 years, cherished daughters JoeAnn (LaMott) and Nancy (Jim), grandchildren Tyler, Chloe, and Isabel, many nieces, nephews and great-grandchildren, and honorary family members Roxanne and Kenny Bill, also survive her.
A graduate of Galeton High School, Donna served proudly in the United States Air Force. She was one of the first female machinists at Shepard Niles and was a fan of the Steelers and the Yankees. She was a treasured part of her daughters’ families until her final days, and cared for all three of her grandchildren as infants and toddlers, gifting them her love and strength of spirit.
There will be a Celebration of Donna’s life from 5-7 pm on Thursday, December 6,at Carpenter’s Funeral Home, 14 East Pulteney Street, Corning, NY.
Donna spent many rainy or wintry days sitting by her bookshelves with a small dog or a child (often both) in her lap, and an open book in her hands. In lieu of flowers, Donna’s family requests that you send donations in her memory to: Wadsworth Library, 24 Center Street, Geneseo, NY 14454.
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