Donna J. Getto, age 69, of Benetwood Apts., passed away Monday, June 25, 2012 at her residence following an extended illness. She was born in DuBois, Pa. on October 15, 1942, daughter of the late William and Priscilla Cowie. Donna was employed at Erie Insurance Exchange until her retirement. She was a member of the Lawrence Park Fire Dept. Ladies Auxiliary. Donna's greatest joy was time with her children and grandchildren. She is survived by her son, Daniel K. Getto (Arlene) of Medina, Ohio; her daughter, Kimberly D. Lye (Jay) of Harborcreek; one sister, Gladys Beck of DuBois, Pa.; and five grandchildren, Jacob, Zachary and Amanda Getto and Kaitlynn and Garrett Lye. She was preceded in death by four sisters, Doris Rafferty, Ruth Cowie, Leota Gearhart and Esther Allen, and two brothers, William and Donald Cowie. Friends may call at the Dusckas Funeral Home, Inc., East, 2607 Buffalo Road on Thursday from 2 to 5 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. and are invited to attend a Funeral Service there on Friday at 11 a.m. conducted by Msgr. Gerald Ritchie. A private interment will be held. Memorial contributions may be made to The Regional Cancer Center, 2500 West 12th St., Erie, PA 16505 or Great Lakes Hospice, 1700 Peach St., Suite 244, Erie, PA 16501. To send condolences, visit www.dusckasfuneralhome.com.
Published in the Erie Times-News on June 27, 2012