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Donna Woods McClure

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Donna Woods McClure

AGE: 93 • Kennett Square, PA

Donna Woods McClure, 93, died February 11, 2016 at Crosslands in Kennett Square, PA.

Donna was born in Forest River, ND in 1922 daughter of the late Ross and Suzetta Woods. She graduated from Grand Forks High School and studied teaching until she enlisted in the United States Navy where she served as a WAVE from 1941-1944. Donna was a loving homemaker and enjoyed gardening, quilting and reading.

She was married for 57 years to the late William J. McClure who predeceased her in 2001. She was also predeceased by her brother, Gerald Woods. She is survived by her three children, Patricia McClure of Centreville, DE, William J. McClure, Jr. of Clemson, NC and Donna Gingrich and husband Daniel P. of Beaufort, NC; 3 grandchildren, Susan (Todd) Ulrich, Daniel (Pam) Gingrich and Sarah (Les) Williams; and 4 great grandchildren, Delaney, Ella and Erin Gingrich and Tommy Ulrich. Her brothers and sisters, Geroy Woods, James Woods, Keith Woods, Dolores Fiala and Marilyn Billeter also survive.

A memorial service will held at 11am Saturday, March 5, 2016 at the Lower Brandywine Presbyterian Church, 101 Old Kennett Rd., Wilmington, DE. Burial will be private.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests contributions to Longwood Fire Company, 1001 E. Baltimore Pike, Kennett Square, PA 19348.

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Published in The News Journal from Feb. 20 to Feb. 28, 2016
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