Donna Jeanne Clifton
AGE: 66 • Hillsborough
Donna Jeanne Clifton (nee Mattson), 66, of Hillsborough, NJ, died on Thursday, August 21, 2014 after a long battle with cancer. She was predeceased by her mother Jeanne and leaves to cherish her memory her husband, Lance Clifton; daughter, Amanda Morales (Eric), of Richmond, VA; son, Jared Clifton (Yu), of Appalachin, NY; aunt, Annette Griffin, of Hillsborough; granddaughter Julia Morales; and many loving in-laws, cousins and friends.
Donna was born in Plainfield on August 30, 1947 and was raised in Westfield. She graduated from Rutgers University and was most recently employed by Michael Graves & Associates. Her primary calling in life was raising her children, instilling in them a strong set of values. Donna enjoyed time with family, her book club, vacations to the beach, performing genealogy research, and taking cruises in the Caribbean.
A visitation will take place at Hillsborough Funeral Home on Tuesday, August 26, from 2-4 and 7-9. A funeral mass will take place at St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Hillsborough on Wednesday, August 27, at 10AM. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to PHCS Foundation-Hospice Program (www.princetonhcs.org/giving