age 75, formerly of Gnadenhutten died peacefully on Monday, Oct. 21, 2013, in Country Club Retirement Center at Dover following a period of declining health. A daughter of the late Richard and Elsie (Kohler) Robinson, Donna was born in the family's Wainwright home on Feb. 20, 1938. She attended the former Tuscarawas High School and was employed by Union Hospital at Dover for 13 years where she worked in the Housekeeping Department. Donna was an avid fan of the Cleveland Indians and enjoyed playing Bingo and listening to Country Music.
She is survived by her two children, Tina (Tom) Stocker of Gnadenhutten, and Fred (Angie) Demuth of New Philadelphia; six siblings, Judy (Red) Gold of Uhrichsville, Dixie (Rich) Dunn of Mineral City, Sharon (Dan) Kalp of Tuscarawas, Tim (Carla) Robinson of New Philadelphia, Debbie (Mac) Maher of Dover, and Randy Robinson of Tuscarawas. Completing the family are 11 grandchildren, Kylee (Grant), Braden, Quinn, Todd, Frankie, Alex, Greg (Sara), Sammy, Brianna, Tasha (Justin) and Dustin; seven great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents, Donna was preceded in death by her husband, Fredrick R. Demuth; three brothers, Dick, Bob, and George Robinson and a sister, Brenda Robinson.
The family will receive friends on Saturday, Oct. 26, 2013 from 9-10 a.m. in the Linn-Hert-Geib Funeral Home & Crematory at New Philadelphia. Rev. Hugh Berry will lead a memorial service celebrating Donna's life in the funeral home's Chapel on Saturday at 10 a.m. Inurnment in the Sharon Moravian Church Cemetery will follow. Memorial contributions in Donna's name may be directed to Community Hospice of Tuscarawas County, 716 Commercial Avenue SW, New Philadelphia, OH 44663 or to a
. Those wishing to do so may send the family a personal condolence and light a candle in remembrance of Donna by visiting the funeral home's website at
Published in The Times Reporter on Oct. 24, 2013