Donna M. Murray

COAL TOWNSHIP — Donna M. Murray, 62, of 226 Missouri Lane, Den-Mar Gardens, Kulpmont, died suddenly Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2012, in the emergency room of Geisinger-Shamokin Area Community Hospital.

Born in Centralia, April 1, 1950, she was a daughter of the late Jerry and Alma (Dempsey) Wysochansky.

She was a 1968 graduate of Mount Carmel Area High School.

On Nov. 7, 1970, in St. Ignatius Church, Centralia, Donna was married to Patrick Murray, who survives.

She was a homemaker, and was a member of Church of Our Lady, Mount Carmel.

In addition to her husband, Patrick, she is survived by two daughters, Pamela Murray and her fiance, Joseph Bucanelli IV, of Elysburg, and Ann Minnig and her husband, Mike, of Mount Carmel; two grandchildren, Samantha and Hunter; two sisters, Pat Hixson and her husband, Gary, of Mount Carmel, and Mary Ann Gough and her husband, John, of Den-Mar Gardens; three brothers, Ronald Wysochansky and his wife, Kathy, of Den-Mar Gardens, Peter Wysochansky and his wife, Mary Ellen, of Frackville, and Joseph Wysochansky, of Den-Mar Gardens; as well as nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a brother, Robert Wysochansky.


MURRAY — Donna M. Murray, 62, of 226 Missouri Lane, Den-Mar Gardens, Kulpmont. Funeral Mass will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at Church of Our Lady, 47 S. Market St., Mount Carmel, with Father Francis Karwacki officiating. Burial will be in St. Mary's Beaverdale Cemetery, Mount Carmel Township. Visitation will be held from 10 a.m. until time of Mass in the church. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to , 1704 Warren Ave., Williamsport, PA 17701. C.J. Lucas Funeral Home Inc., 27 N. Vine St., Mount Carmel, C.J. Lucas IV, supervisor, is handling the arrangements. To send condolences to the family, visit

Funeral Home

C. J. Lucas Funeral Home, Inc - Mount Carmel
27 North Vine Street  Mount Carmel, PA 17851

Published in The News Item on Nov. 29, 2012