MOUNT CARMEL — Donna M. Long, 66, of Mount Carmel, passed away Sunday, June 22, 2014, at her residence.
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She was born May 15, 1948, in Shamokin, a daughter of the late John "Purp" and Laura (Wasilewski) Purcell.
She was formerly employed as a waitress.
She was a member of the Atlas American Legion, Atlas Fire Company and Beaverdale Fire Company.
She enjoyed gardening and cooking.
Surviving are her fiance' James Latsha, with whom she made her home; two children, Eva Hutko, of Enola, and John Dewalt, of Coal Township; five grandchildren; three sisters, Barbara Asher, of Coal Township, Joann Landers, of Indianapolis, Ind., and Mary Lou Herb, of Shamokin, and two brothers, Joseph Purcell, of Grand Rapids, Mich., and Robert Purcell, of Shamokin.
She was preceded in death by a daughter, Patricia, and a brother, John.
LONG — Donna M. Long, 66, of Mount Carmel. Funeral services will be held at the convenience of the family. The Jerre Wirt Blank Funeral Home, 395 State St., Sunbury, is in charge of the arrangements.
Jerre Wirt Blank Funeral Home
395 State St
Sunbury, PA 17801
Published in The News Item on June 24, 2014