MILROY - Donna B. Sheetz, 77, of Milroy, died at 11:35 a.m. Monday, Aug. 6, 2012, at the Mount Nittany Medical Center, in State College.
Born Feb. 15, 1935, in Burnham, she was the daughter of the late John H. and Kathleen (McCardle) Benner.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph L. Sheetz Sr., on May 3, 2002.
Donna is survived by: her children, Joleen Aurand and husband, Jeffrey, of Milroy, Joseph L. Sheetz Jr. and wife, Danielle, of Milroy, and David Sheetz and wife, Ellen, of Reedsville; grandchildren, Tucker, Cassandra, Katelyn, Adam and Emma Sheetz; siblings, Robert Knepp, of Burnham, John Knepp and wife, Donna, of Burnham, Geraldine Furner and husband, Kenneth, of Milroy, and Christine Soccio and husband, Robert, of Burnham.
She was a graduate of Shippensburg State Class of 1957.
Donna was employed as a fourth grade teacher at Derry and Highland Park schools in the Mifflin County School District, retiring in 1997.
She was a member of the Salem United Methodist Church and the Teacher's Union.
A memorial service for Joseph L. Sheetz Sr. and Donna B. Sheetz will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, Aug. 10, 2012, at the Heller-Hoenstine Burnham Funeral Home, 108 First Ave., with the Revs. Vicki L. Elmer, Marshall Deckard and L. Ed Moore officiating. Interment will be in Birch Hill Cemetery.
Her family will receive friends from 10 a.m. until the time of service, at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Donna's memory can be made to the Salem United Methodist Church, 3437 New Lancaster Valley Road, Milroy, PA 17063.