HANOVER TWP. — Donna M. (Walker) Verfin, age 59, of Hanover Township, passed away on Friday, Oct. 22, 2021, surrounded by her family at the Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center, Plains Township.
Born in Wilkes Barre, Donna was the daughter of Albert and Lorraine (Rinkevich) Walker Jr.
She was a graduate of Hanover Area High School Class of 1979.
Donna was employed as a Home Health Aide for Caregivers of America as well as a Patient Companion at Geisinger Wyoming Valley.
Donna really looked forward to spending time with family and friends, vacations in Ocean City, Md., and visiting Knobels. She especially cherished the time she spent with her grandchildren, who she referred to as "my peeps."
Preceding her in death were maternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Albert Walker Sr., and beloved aunt, Marie Carchilla.
Surviving besides her parents are her husband of 35 years, Michael R. Verfin, daughters, Samantha Shaffern and husband, Peter III, Alison Jones and husband, Adam, three grandchildren, whom she loved "to infinity and beyond": Peter IV, Oliver and her "Sunshine" Hadley Shaffern, brothers, Ronald Walker and wife, Mary Lou, Albert Walker III and wife Tammy, sisters, Judith Chintalla and husband, Joseph, Carla Sheeder and husband, Eric, mother-in-law, Margaret Verfin, aunt, Nancy Walker, uncle, Joseph Carchilla, as well as numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.
Funeral Services will be held at 5:45 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 28, 2021, with a Blessing Service officiated by the Rev. Vincent Dang at the George A. Strish Inc. Funeral Home, 105 N. Main St., Ashley.
Friends may call from 3 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 28, 2021, until the time of service.
Private interment will be held at the convenience of the family.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in her memory to the St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105.