Donna Ward Gillette, 75, of Conklin was reunited with her loving husband on Friday, September 24th, surrounded by her children.
She was predeceased by her mother, Evelyn Desimone, and her beloved husband of 52 years, Thomas. She is survived by her children: Jacqueline (Dean) Bixby, Kenneth (Danielle) Gillette, Cathleen (Colin) Young, Erin (Jamey) Merrin, and Ryan (Lilly) Gillette. Also, 16 grandchildren: Conor, Cayleen, Holly, Owen, Jillian, Michelle, Natalie, Corey, Joshua, Luke, Zackary, Lelia, Aerilyn, Elora, Kiara, Vera, and many extended family members.
Donna graduated from Binghamton North High School and worked at Marine Midland Bank. She was happiest when with her family, especially during the holidays. She enjoyed crafts, loved her cats and will be fondly remembered for her sugar cookies.
Visitation will be held on Friday October 1, 2021 from 10am until 12pm at the THOMAS J. SHEA FUNERAL HOME INC. 137 Robinson St. Binghamton, NY 13904. A Funeral Service will follow at 12pm. Burial will be in Chenango Valley Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to SPEAK Animal Shelter