Donna Jean Gregory, of Sharon, passed away unexpectedly while visiting family in Texas on Wednesday, Nov. 29, 2017, in Seton Medical Center, Kyle, Texas. She was 82.
Mrs. Gregory was born Sept. 7, 1935, in Sharon, a daughter of Kenneth and Blanche E. (Clark) Fette. She was raised in Sharpsville and was a 1953 graduate of Sharpsville High School. A homemaker, Donna was a member of the First United Methodist Church, Sharpsville. She was a longtime volunteer with AWARE in Sharon and also helped support the Sharon Democratic Committee. Donna loved traveling to Texas and Indiana to visit family and spending time with her grandchildren. She also enjoyed sitting on her porch swing and tending to her roses.
She is survived by her husband, Dennis Gregory, whom she married May 7, 1955; four sons, Dennis Gregory and his wife, Pam, of La Porte, Ind., Marvin Gregory and his wife, Joan, of Hermitage, Michael Gregory of Greenville and Robert Gregory and his wife, Barbara, of Austin, Texas; 14 grandchildren; 30 great-grandchildren; two brothers, William Kenneth Fette of Transfer and Harold Fette and his wife, Virginia, of Sharon; and a daughter-in-law, Doreen Gregory, Masury.
Donna was preceded in death by her parents; a son, Daniel L. Gregory Sr.; a daughter-in-law, Susan Gregory; and two sisters, Shirley Christy and Sandra Winner.
The family suggests memorial contributions be made to the American Cancer Society.
Donna Jean, 82, of Sharon.
Calling hours: 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, (12-6-17) in J. BRADLEY MCGONIGLE FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATORY INC., 1090 E. State St. Sharon. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.McGonigleFuneralHomeandCrematory.com.
Service: 11 a.m. Thursday, (12-7-17) in the funeral home, with the Rev. Aaron Lego, lead pastor of Grace Chapel Community Church, Hermitage, officiating.
Interment: Oakwood Cemetery, Hermitage.
Published on December 3, 2017