Jill A. Donovan of Moosic died Tuesday at home after an extended illness. Her husband is David J. Donovan, and the couple celebrated their 13th wedding anniversary on April 28.
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Born on August 6, 1975, she is the daughter of Frank J. and Carol Witowski Shuminski, Scranton, and daughter in-law of Robert and Mary Ann Donovan, Scranton. The couple has two children, Caroline and Colin, at home. Jill was a 1993 graduate of Scranton Preparatory School and received a BSNRN from Bloomsburg University. She had previously worked in the three city hospitals as an attending RN, then as a pharmaceutical representative up until her illness.
She is also survived by three sisters, Wendy Worobey and husband, James, Dunmore; Susan Miklos and husband, Peter, Elizabethtown, Pa.; Jamie Shuminski, Scranton; and one brother, Robert Shuminski and wife, Patty, Doylestown, Pa.; aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins.
Her funeral will be on Saturday at 9:45 a.m. from the Edward J. Chomko Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 262 Railroad Ave., West Scranton, with Mass of Christian Burial at 10:30 in St. Joseph's Church at Divine Mercy Parish, Minooka. Viewing for family and friends will be on Friday, 4 to 8 p.m. Interment will be private.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions for the children's college funds can be made to Jill Donovan Benefit Fund, c/o Fidelity Bank, 4010 Birney Ave., Moosic, PA 18507. Condolences: www.chomkofuneralhome.com.
Edward J. Chomko Funeral Home & Cremation Services
262 Railroad Avenue
Scranton, PA 18505
Published in Scranton Times on Aug. 7, 2014