Obituary of Donna L Smathers
Donna L. Smathers, 77, of Titusville, passed away peacefully on Thursday, October 14, 2021 at the Oil City Healthcare and Rehab Center.
Donna was born on December 4, 1943 in Topeka, KS, to the late Richard G. and Neva L. Metzgar Manuell.
She was a graduate of Titusville High School, Class of 1962.
Donna worked for Northwest Bus Service as a School Bus Driver for 29 years until her retirement.
She loved the outdoors and enjoyed hunting, fishing, and camping. She also loved spending time with her family and her dogs.
Donna is survived by a daughter, Lisa Brown and husband Eddie of Neilltown; a son, Rodney J. “RJ” Smathers, Jr. and companion Helen Wagner of Titusville; two grandchildren, Travis Wilson and wife Michelle of Greenville, and Trevor Wilson and companion Crystal Maxin of Neilltown; three great grandchildren, Mackenzie and Trenton Wilson, and Zannu Maxin Wilson; and a nephew Ronald G. Shingledecker of Palm Bay, FL.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her companion Roger F. Kessler; a sister Linda Beach and a brother-in-law James Beach.
Family and friends may call at the Gordon B. Garrett Funeral Home Inc. 303 N. Washington St. on Saturday, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at which time a funeral service will be conducted.
Interment will be at Neilltown Cemetery.
Memorial contributions can be made to Relay for Life https://www.cancer.org/involved/fundraise/relay-for-life.html