Donna M. Verfin
George A Strish Inc Funeral Home
105 N Main St
Ashley, PA

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.

Published by Times Leader from Oct. 25 to Oct. 26, 2021.
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Very sorry for your loss.
Cindy Sepko Dinoski
October 26, 2021
To the whole family of Donna Walker Verfin I am so sorry for your loss of Donna - she was such a lovely and kind and compassionate person who loved life. She will sadly be missed by me and all who knew her. May you all find comfort in family and friends. God has chosen such a special angel who be forever in my heart - God Bless and may she rest in peace
dortha slabinski bienick
October 26, 2021
So sorry for your loss. Love, hugs and prayers to you and your family
Georgeann Frey
October 25, 2021
Al and Tammy Sorry for your loss.
John & Marsha Sipper
October 25, 2021
So sorry for your loss. May your loving memories help you through this difficult time
George Mantik
October 25, 2021
My deepest sympathy goes out to Donna's family! I love and miss you so much, my best friend!
Matilda (Tilly) Gagliardi
October 24, 2021
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