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Donna S. Irvin, 83, Williamsburg, died Wednesday morning at UPMC Altoona. She was born in Altoona, daughter of the late Oliver P. and Edith N. (Criswell) Sollenberger.

On April 28, 1957, she married Donald C. Irvin at the United Methodist Church in Williamsburg.

Surviving are her beloved husband of nearly 65 years; one daughter, Cheri R. Smith (Mark) of Martinsburg; three sons: Randy C. Irvin (Marybeth) of Pittsburgh, Doug S. Irvin (Karen) of Raleigh, NC, and Phillip D. Irvin (Robin) of Roaring Spring; six grandchildren: Wade Smith (Jill), Nichole Dalton (Mark), Cassandra Rex (Chris), Elizabeth Irvin, Joshua Irvin and Lillie Irvin; four great-grandchildren: Emily, Ethan, Leah and Addie; one brother, Nevin Sollenberger (Janet) of Claysburg; a sister-in-law, Helen Loose of Martinsburg; and several nieces and nephews.

She was predeceased by her canine companion, Lacy.

Donna graduated in 1956 from Williamsburg High School. She was a longtime faithful member of the Williamsburg United Methodist Church, where she once taught Sunday school. Donna also served as the former worthy matron of Williamsburg’s former chapter, Order of the Eastern Star.

She was a loving homemaker, who also worked for nine years at Te-Eara Shoes in Roaring Spring and as a door-to-door “Lady Avon” for many years.

Donna enjoyed spending time with her family, square dancing, round dancing and going on bus tours with her husband, Don. She also enjoyed bowling, cooking, and finishing adult coloring books.

Friends will be received from 1 to 3 p.m. on Saturday, February 19, 2022 at John K. Bolger Funeral Home Inc., Williamsburg.

Memorial contributions in Donna’s memory may be given to the Central Pennsylvania Humane Society, 1837 E. Pleasant Valley Blvd., Altoona, PA 16602; or Williamsburg United Methodist Church, 431 W. Second St., Williamsburg, PA 16693.


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