Donna Jean Kelley (Williams), 76, passed away peacefully on February 10, 2020 surrounded by her loving family.
Born July 19, 1943 to George F. Williams and Doris M. Williams (Treacy), Donna grew up in the Cortland area. She moved to Louisville Kentucky in 1972 but returned to New York in 1988. She moved back to Louisville for a short time but came back to NY in 2001. She has been a resident of 51 Port Watson since 2002. She had many friends in ‘the building’.
Donna started collecting salt and pepper shakers in 1961 and her collection grew to over 400 sets, some from as far away as India and Germany. Donna was predeceased by her parents and her brothers Larry Sager, Martin (Skip) Williams, Vince Williams, and Roy Williams. She was also predeceased by her youngest child Vicki, in 2018. She is survived by her four children Debbie (Scott) Greene, George (Debbie) Kelley, Carol Guidry (John Perkins) and Shawn (Sue) Kelley. She is also survived by grandchildren Michael (Paula), Brent (Michelle), Gregory (Emma), Andy (Lynae Johnson), Amanda (Shea Piersall), Ashley, Al, Aaron (Heather Small), Heather (Alan), Dawn (Steve), and Joshua. Donna also had 17 great grandchildren as well as several nieces and nephews.
A Celebration of Life will be announced at a later date.