Donna Jean Carey

| April 2, 2019

Donna Jean Carey, 65, of Sligo, passed away Saturday morning, March 30, 2019, at her home.

She was born on December 7, 1953; daughter of the late Jesse and Julia Puspoki Simpson.

Donna married Daniel Carey on June 21, 1975, and he survives.

She was a special education teacher for Clarion Area School District and the IU6.

Donna enjoyed reading, cooking, and her coffee. She also enjoyed sending cards and most of all, spending time with her family, dog, Beau, and two cats, Stella and BG.

Donna is survived by her loving husband; two sons: Joseph and his wife Paula of North East, Maryland, and Colin and his fiancée Caitlin Smith of Poway, California; and two sisters: Judy Crescenzo of North Huntington and Terri Lee Simpson of Pittsburgh.

She was preceded in death by her parents; sister: Sandra Simpson; and a brother-in-law: Richard Crescenzo.

The family will receive friends from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, April 4, 2019, at the Robert V. Burns Funeral Home in Clarion, where a memorial service will follow in the funeral home at 11:00 a.m. with Rev. Harold O. Jacobson, pastor of the Grace Lutheran Church in Clarion.

Donations can be made in Donna’s name to Clarion P.A.W.S., 11348 US-322, Shippenville, PA 16254 or to SAFE, 1302 E Main St, Clarion, PA 16214.

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