Donna Marie Palmer

November 16, 2022
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Stanley- Donna M. Palmer, age 72, formerly of Canandaigua and Shortsville, died Nov. 16, 2022 at Geneva General Hospital.

Services for Donna will be announced at a later date.Memorial Contributions may be made to the Shortsville American Legion, Post #34, 1513 Palmyra St., Shortsville, NY 14548.

Donna retired from Geneva General Hospital, where she had worked for 30 years. After her retirement she was a foster-grandparent for 5 years.

She was a member of the Shortsville American Legion.

Donna enjoyed visiting her friends. She loved reading and shopping.

Donna is survived by two daughters, Marlene (Tom Bryan) Bott, and Dawn Pfeifer; 4 grandchildren, Jacob Bott, Kayla Bott, Logan Pfeifer, Quinn (Melanie) Pfeifer; 1 great-granddaughter, Laura Pfeifer; sister, Julie (Bernie) Palmer; and several beloved nieces and nephews.

Donna was predeceased by her parents, Walter C. and Irene Helen Raemen Dolleslager; and 3 nephews, Shane Palmer, Matthew Palmer and William Palmer.

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Doris Dietschler from Clifton Springs,NY on Nov. 17, 2022

Very Sorry for Your Loss. Prayer's and thoughts are with the Family.R IP

Christine Coyne from Manchester on Nov. 17, 2022

I am so sorry for the loss of your mother.

Debra Mccumber from Shortsville,NY on Nov. 18, 2022

So very sorry to hear of Donna’s passing. Donna used to babysit for our family when we lived on Route 96. We lived up the road from them She was a wonderful person and we’d see her in later years as they lived next to my aunt. Prayers for your family. She was a gentle soul and the world will miss her. God bless

Myron Griffin from CANANDAIGUA on Nov. 19, 2022

So sorry to hear about the passing of Donna. My memories of us working with each other at the Legion in Shortsville will always be full of laughter and being fun. She always had a smile and was great to be around.

Lucy Wilcox from Shortsville ny on Nov. 19, 2022

Wow, I don't even know where to begin. So so many memories. Shopping, cruise, visiting, and many, many phone calls, camping trips, breakfast dates and so much more. Marlene I am so sorry and heartbroken going to miss her so much. Donna this is not good bye it's a see you again on the other side . Love you and will keep memories of us locked in my heart

Allie & Doug Bryan from Macedon, NY on Nov. 20, 2022

Sincere condolences to all.

Alan & Sharon Williamson from Manchester,New York on Nov. 21, 2022

Our sincere sympathy to Donna’s family. We always had such a fun time with Donna at all our parties, camping trips, weddings and get togethers. She was the life of our times together. Always smiling and kind. RIP. Love Alan & Sharon

Patty Bruch from Canandaigua NY on Nov. 22, 2022

Donna was such a sweet lady. We were in the Foster Grandparent program together. She always had a smile and a kind word. She will be missed. I enjoyed her company. She loved her family dearly. She talked about them often.
May God keep her in his loving arms. My condolences to her family.

Eileen Wegman on Nov. 22, 2022

A beautiful picture of a beautiful person. It was a privilege to know her. Condolences and thoughtful wishes to all of her family@ members.

Gayla Niles from Phelps on Nov. 26, 2022

I am sorry to hear about Donna. Always loved talking to her at work. My sympathies to her family.

Kathleen Schutt from SC on Mar. 1, 2023

We loved you Donna. Sorry things were so difficult for my Mom, these last 8 yrs. I know your daughters, sister and grandchildren will miss you dearly. You were such a sweet, good person! Praying my Mom doesn’t join you, Lloyd & Bob soon??

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