Donna R. Shutt
“beloved mother, grandmother and sister”
Donna R. Shutt, 78, of Shinglehouse, PA, passed away with her loving family by her side on Wednesday, November 9, 2016 at Cole Memorial Hospital, Coudersport, after a long illness.
Born on August 16, 1938 in Coudersport, she was a daughter of Howard and Onalee Mix White. On December 15, 1956 in Sweden Valley, she married Virgle K. Shutt, who passed away on April 26, 1991.
Donna was a graduate of Coudersport High School.
She was a member of Faith Bible Church in Little Genesee, NY, a member and volunteer of the Oswayo Valley Senior Center in Shinglehouse, and a member of Eureka Chapter #52 Order of the Eastern Star in Shinglehouse.
She loved to read and go on walks, but her greatest love was her family.
Surviving are a son, Kenneth John (Christine) Shutt of Ceres, NY; three daughters, Laurie J. (James) Stone of Milton, Teri L. (Tim) McMullen of Shinglehouse, and Sandra K. Olds of Ceres, NY; eight grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; three sisters, Barbara (Dale) Kellner of Coudersport, Bonita (Bill) Emery and Janet Ellingson, both of Andover, NY; and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents and husband, Donna was predeceased by a brother, Howard White.
Friends may call from 1pm to 2:45pm on Saturday, November 12, 2016 at the Virgil L. Howard Funeral Home, 118 South Union Street, Shinglehouse, where funeral services will follow at 2:45pm with Pastor Ben Ramirez of Faith Bible Church, Little Genesee, NY, and Donna’s grandson, Pastor Ken Shutt of Alfred-Almond Bible Church, Almond, NY, officiating. Burial will be in Maple Grove Cemetery, Shinglehouse.
Members of Eureka Chapter #52 O.E.S. will conduct a memorial service at 2:30pm on Saturday in the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, 1100 Liberty Avenue, Suite E-201, Pittsburgh, PA 15222.
To express condolences or share a fond memory of Donna, please visit www.virgillhowardfuneralhome.com