Jan. 20, 1930 - April 14, 2013
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Long-time Vallejo resident, Donnalie Wiggins McPherson, passed away on Sunday, April 14 after a brief illness. She was 83.
Descended from California pioneer stock, her great-grandparents arrived in 1856. Born Jan. 20, 1930 in San Jose, she grew up in Palo Alto and graduated from Stanford University. She was a leader in the Church of Christ Scientists in Vallejo and Suisun, and a 54-year member of the Philanthropic Organization, P.E.O. She was head secretary at Vallejo's Highland Elementary School for 22 years.
She is survived by her brother, Bruce Wiggins (wife Wiz); daughters, Jeanne Frasse (husband Ric) and Wendy McPherson (partner Yolanda Alaniz); son, Jon McPherson; grandchildren, Lisa, Alex and Philip Frasse; and three generations of nieces and nephews. Services will be held on Monday, April 22 at 11 a.m., at Twin Chapels Mortuary, 1100 Tennessee St., Vallejo
Twin Chapels Mortuary
1100 Tennessee Street Vallejo, CA 94590
Published in TimesHeraldOnline on Apr. 19, 2013