DONNA LEE SAUER
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Donna Lee Sauer, 69, of Hampstead, died May 21, 2011, at New Hanover Regional Medical Center.
Donna was born October 25, 1941, in Brooklyn, NY, to the late Thomas and Irene Cook.
She was a licensed practical nurse and a member of the United States Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 10-01 of Wrightsville Beach with 19 years of service and also their Public Education Officer. She was an avid lifetime bowler in Poughkeepsie, NY and Wilmington, NC, serving on the Board of Directors of the Wilmington Bowlers Association. In years past, Donna had served as a CCD Sunday school teacher, Commander of Flotilla 10-01 and Division Public Education Officer for the Coast Guard Auxiliary.
Donna is survived by her husband, Jack Sauer; daughter, Christine Heck of Poughkeepsie, NY; son, Christopher Sauer (Amanda) of Erie, CO; five grandchildren, Rachel and Austin Heck, Ryan, John Thomas and Jordan Sauer; sisters, Congresswoman, Carolyn McCarthy D-NY 4th, and Janice Petrozzo (Ronald); brothers, Thomas Cook (Marita) and Peter Cook (Maribeth) and numerous nieces and nephews.
The family will receive visitors from 3:00-5:00 PM and again at 7:00-9:00 PM, Monday, May 23, 2011 at Andrews Mortuary Hampstead Chapel.
A Mass of the Resurrection will be held at 11:00 AM, Tuesday, May 24, 2011, at St. Jude the Apostle Catholic Church.
Burial will take place at Holy Rood Cemetery in Westbury, NY.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to: Youth Educational Service Fund, International Bowling Campus, 621 Six Flags Drive, Arlington, Texas 76011
Condolences may be sent to the family at www.andrewsmortuary.com
A Hampstead Chapel Service
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Published in the Wilmington Star-News on May 22, 2011