Donna Mae (Wright) Flack

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Flack, Donna Mae


Fair Haven, NY/Punta Gorda, FL: Formerly of Penfield, NY, died of breast cancer on November 9, 2012 in Oswego, NY, one week short of her seventy-sixth birthday.

Donna was born on November 17, 1936 in Cleveland, OH, the daughter of Franklyn E. and Helen Gabor Wright. On April 22, 1957, she married William F. Flack in Oswego.

Donna was educated at the State College at Oswego, where she studied Education. She taught elementary school for over 25 years throughout the northeast, including New York City, Washington, D.C., Pittsburgh, and Red Creek, NY. She retired from Harris Hill Elementary School in Penfield, NY in 1992. She loved her grandchildren, traveling far and wide, and returning home to Florida and Fair Haven. She also loved the music of Chuck Mangione.

Donna was preceded in death by her husband, parents, and sister, Laura Gibson. She is survived by her sons and their spouses, William F. Flack, Jr. (Deirdre O'Connor) and Brandon W. Flack (Cindy); three grandchildren, William D. Flack, Lillian C. Flack, and Dylan W. Flack; brother, Frank Wright (Peggy); sister, Sandra Steele (Tom); sister-in-law, Sharon Flack-Hall (Bruce); brother-in-law, Larry Flack (Sue); sister-in-law, Joan Flack; and many nieces, nephews, and friends.

A mass of Christian burial will be held at 10a.m. Tuesday at St. Mary's Church, 103 W. 7th Street, Oswego. Burial will be in Springbrook Cemetery. Calling hours will be held 6-8pm Monday at Nelson Funeral Home, 11 W. Albany St., Oswego.

The family would like to thank the Seneca Hill nursing staff and her devoted caregiver, Tracy Spath.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial donations to

For the Cure (

Online condolences may be made at

Published in Rochester Democrat And Chronicle on Nov. 11, 2012
bullet Breast Cancer
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