The Daily Item, Sunbury, PA

June 18, 2013

Donna L. (Thomas) Bennett, 74, York


The Daily Item

— YORK — Donna Lee (Thomas) Bennett, 74, of York, entered into rest at Normandie Ridge Senior Living Home on Thursday, June 13, 2013.

Donna was born July 18, 1938, in Williamsport, a daughter of Eva (Klopt) Thomas and the late Lester Thomas. She was married to Gary R. Bennett, who preceded her in death.

During Donna’s years of employment, she worked as a registered nurse, and for more than 30 years, she worked at the family-owned Bennett Opticians office.

In her spare time, she enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren, her dog, Fenway, and watching Penn State football games.

She leaves to cherish her memory her mother, Eva Thomas, of Williamsport; one son and daughter-in-law, Michael L. and Heather Bennett, of Slippery Rock; two daughters and sons-in-law, Terri S. and William Chambers, of York, and Lori L. and Joe Dunne, of Montoursville; one sister, Sandy Trout, of Montoursville; eight grandchildren; and a host of other family members and friends.

Donna was preceded in death by a brother-in-law, Larry Trout.

A visitation will be held from 10:30 to 11 a.m. Thursday in Normandie Ridge Senior Living Home, 1700 Normandie Drive, York, followed by a memorial service at 11 in the chapel multipurpose room with the Rev. David L. Brinker officiating.

Arrangements are by the Boulding Mortuary Inc.