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Donna L. Deaner

February 12, 1941 ~ May 29, 2022 (age 81)


 Donna L. Deaner, 81 of Saxonburg passed away on  Sunday, May 29, 2022 at her home.
 Born February 12, 1941 in Greensburg, PA, she was the daughter of  the late Charlie Roy McCurdy and Mabel Marie Steffey McCurdy.
 Donna worked at the Somerset Herald, JC Penney, Big K, JJ Newberry Company and Buday Printing. She also worked as substitute office staff for South Butler School District. Donna was a member of the Saxonburg Memorial Presbyterian Church where she was the church secretary and also a member of the Rainbow Girls. She held various volunteer positions with the Boy Scouts of America and the Saxonburg Fireman's Association. Donna was a loving grandmother who enjoyed puzzles, cooking for her family, bowling, square dancing and gardening. She was a dedicated volunteer and was passionate about purple. 
 Surviving are her loving children, Bryan Deaner of Portland, OR, and Brenda (Jeff) Negley of Freeport,  grandson, Levi (Alyson Kesicki) Negley of Freeport, granddaughter, Olivia Negley of Freeport, great-granddaughter, Kinsley Negley and sister, Darlene Knepper of Berlin, PA.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Wayne Franklin Deaner who she married June 24, 1961 and who passed away June 26, 2016 and a brother, Charlie McCurdy.

There will be no visitation. 
 A graveside service will be held on Saturday, June 4, 2022 at 12:00 pm at the IOOF / Berlin Fulmer Cemetery, 138 Cumberland Street, Berlin, PA with Pastor Robert Keplinger officiating.
Memorial donations may be made to the South Butler County School District Foundation. Please note in the check memo or state in care of “Deaner Family Scholarship”, 328 Knoch Road, Saxonburg, PA 16056

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