Donna Jayne Spear, 63, of Cossayuna passed away on Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2019 at her home surrounded by her family.
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Born on March 25, 1956 in Cambridge, she was the daughter of Doris (Rogers) Perkins of Malta and the late Dayton T. Maxwell Sr.
Donna was a 1974 graduate of Salem Washington Academy now known as Salem Central School. For over 20 years she worked for DDSO (Developmental Disabilities Service Organization). She enjoyed gardening, shopping, family get-togethers but especially spending time with her grandchildren.
Left to cherish her memory besides her mother and step-father LeRoy, include her two daughters, Jill Randall (Jason Lloyd) of Greenwich, Jackie Waite (Terry Jr.) of Greenwich; her grandchildren, Alexis, Conner & Lucas Waite all of Greenwich; her siblings, David Maxwell (Sandy) of Albany, Doug Maxwell (Doreen) of Cambridge, Dorenda Walters (Matt) of Iowa, Darlene Hoffmiester of PA, Dayton Maxwell Jr (Amy) of Salem and Deanne Maxwell-Noonan (Matthew) of Ithaca and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Friends may call from 1 to 2pm on Sunday, Nov. 17, 2019 at the Lakeville Baptist Church, County Rt. 49, Cossayuna followed by a Funeral Service at 2pm with the Rev. Sandra Spaulding, officiating. At Donna’s request please dress casually.
Burial will be in the Lakeville Baptist Church Cemetery.
The celebration of Donna’s life will continue following the services at the Greenwich Elks Lodge, 130 Bulson Rd, Greenwich, NY 12834.
Donations may be made in Donna’s memory to The Lupus Foundation, 2121 K St. NW, Suite 200, Washington, DC 20037.
The family wishes to extend a special Thank You to her close friend Susan Kilburn and her caregiver, Jackie Knapp.
Arrangements are in the care of the M.B. Kilmer Funeral Home, 123 Main St. Argyle. For online condolences and to view Donna’s Book of Memories, please visit www.kilmerfuneralhome.com.