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Donna May (Sylvester) Hill, 90, Pendleton, passed away peacefully at her residence in the presence of family on Feb. 23, 2017. She was born Sept. 15, 1926, in Lapel, and lived in this area all her life.
In the early years of her marriage, she worked at Brockway Glass, and later became a homemaker. She enjoyed traveling and spending the winters in Bradenton, Florida, until her husband passed away.
Donna attended Lapel High School, and was a member of Beta Sigma Phi sorority.
She was a loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother and loved nothing more than spending her time with her family.
Donna is survived by her loving daughter, Rhonda (Mark) Williams, of Pendleton; grandchildren, Shaun (Beth) Williams, of Markleville and Tyler (Megan) Williams, of Pendleton; great-granddaughter, Ella Williams, Fiona Williams and Eastyn Williams; great-grandchild on the way in May; and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Duane Hill on Oct. 15, 2012; parents, Donald and Maude (McDole) Sylvester; four brothers, Mac McDole, Gerald "Fat" Sylvester, George "Jake" Sylvester and Frank Sylvester; and two sisters, Betty J. Lott and Helen Sylvester.
Visitation will from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday at Loose Funeral Homes & Crematory, 200 W. 53rd St. Anderson.
Services will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.
Burial will be in Anderson Memorial Park Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to Parkinson's Disease Foundation.
Published on February 25, 2017
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