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Donna J. Conner

February 8, 1940 — March 25, 2019

Olean - Donna J. Conner

            Donna J. Conner, 79, passed away on Monday, March 25, 2019, at the Select Specialty Hospital in Erie, following a long illness.

            Donna was born on February 8, 1940 in Olean and was the daughter of Ralph and Helen McClure Whiteman.

            Donna graduated from Olean High School in 1958.  She worked at various retail jobs and made many friends throughout her life.  Following her retirement, she volunteered in the local elementary schools reading to children which she enjoyed very much.

            Donna was well known for her witty sense of humor as well as her generosity towards others.  She was a devoted  mother and grandmother and friend who was always there to offer a word of support when needed as well as celebrate their successes.

            Donna is survived by; her brother, Paul Whiteman; children, sons Jeffery Conner, David (Christine) Conner, James (Kim) Conner; daughter Linda (Sam Longo) Nottingham; grandchildren, Brandon, Aaron, Eric, Derek, Kyle, Matthew; numerous nieces and nephews.  She held a special place in her heart for Emaleigh VanHoutte and Amanda (Adam) Bleech and their sons Noah and Isaac.

            In addition to her parents, Donna was predeceased by her brother, Ralph Whiteman and a nephew, Tom Whiteman.

            Friends and family will be received in the Letro-McIntosh-Spink Funeral Home, Inc., 646 E. State Street, Olean on Wednesday, March 27, 2019 from 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm at which time a Celebration of Life will be held. The Rev. Millard C. Cook, Associate Pastor of the Olean First Baptist Church will officiate.  A private burial service will be in the Pleasant Valley Cemetery, Olean.  Online condolences may be made at www.LetroMcIntoshSpinkFuneralHome.com

            Memorials may be made to the Meals on Wheels Program, C/O the Cattaraugus County Department of the Aging, 1 Leo Moss Drive, Suite 7610, Olean, New York 14760 or to the Olean Food Pantry, 8 Leo Moss Drive, Olean, New York 14760.

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Service Schedule

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Visitation

Wednesday, March 27, 2019

3:00 - 6:00 pm (Eastern time)

Letro-McIntosh-Spink Funeral Home, Inc - OLEAN

646 East State St., Olean, NY 14760

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Funeral & Committal Service

Wednesday, March 27, 2019

6:00 - 7:00 pm (Eastern time)

Letro-McIntosh-Spink Funeral Home, Inc - OLEAN

646 East State St., Olean, NY 14760

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