Donna M. Reilly

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Donna M. Reilly, age 76, of DuBois, Pa., died Monday, Jan. 25, 2016, at her home after a lengthy illness.
Born on July 10, 1939, in Altoona, Pa., she was the daughter of the late Charles and Wanda Skupien.
She was married to Patrick J. Reilly on Jan. 16, 1960, at the United States Marine Corps Base in Camp Lejeune, N.C. He survives.
Donna was a Registered Nurse (RN) having graduated from the Altoona Hospital School of Nursing. She was a school nurse with the DuBois Area School District, but her real love was womenswear and fashion. She was the former owner of Patricia's Bridal Shop in DuBois. She was actively engaged as a division leader for several United Way Fund Drives. As a long-term cancer survivor, she was the area director of the American Cancer Society's Reach to Recovery program for many years. She was a member of St. Catherine of Siena Roman Catholic Church.
In addition to her husband, she is survived by three children: Debra A. Petak and her husband Joseph of Gibsonia, Pa., Elizabeth A. DeWyer and her husband J.R. and Patrick J. Reilly Jr. and his wife Bridget, both of DuBois, Pa. She is also survived by six grandchildren: Sean, Tanecha, Tara, Tessa, Aaron, and Natalie. Also surviving is her sister, Rebecca Bimel, and brother, Donald Skupien, both of Altoona, Pa.
She was preceded in death by her brother, James Skupien.
Visitation will be held from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 28, 2016, at the Goble-Baronick Funeral Home, DuBois. A Scriptural Wake Service will be held at 1:30 p.m. Thursday afternoon. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Friday, Jan. 29, 2016, from Catherine of Siena Roman Catholic Church with Msgr. Richard Siefer as celebrant. Burial will follow in St. Catherine Cemetery.
Memorials may be placed with DuBois Area Catholic Schools, P.O. Box 567, and/or St. Catherine of Siena Roman Catholic Church, 116 South State St., both in DuBois, PA 15801
Online condolences can be made to www.gbfuneralhome.com.
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Published in The Courier Express from Jan. 26 to Jan. 27, 2016