October 18, 1935 - January 23, 2016
(nee Markert) It is with broken hearts that we announce the passing of our mom, Donna Margaret Pulleyblank. She died peacefully on Saturday, January 23, 2016 at the age of 80. Dear wife of the late Robert (2010). Loving mom of Kathy (Chris) McCarthy of Maidstone, Earl (Lil) Pulleyblank of Windsor, Wendy (Brian) Cunningham of Essex, and Patricia (Greg) Bright of Troy, Michigan. Special grandmother to Jessica McCarthy, Sarah (Riaan) Boshoff, Luke McCarthy, Jeff (Shannon) Pulleyblank, Justin Pulleyblank, Melissa (Eric) Eagen, Monica Pulleyblank, Sam, Abby and Grace Bright. Great-grandma of Emersyn, Rya and Carter Pulleyblank; two more on the way that our mom was excited about. Beloved daughter of the late Clarence and Vernetta (nee Neuert) Markert. Dearest sister and friend to Marjorie (Morley) Rounding of Essex. Sister-in-law of Mildred Pulleyblank of Toronto, Caryl and Harish Verma of Burlington, Pauline Pulleyblank of Hamilton and Susan Pulleyblank (late Bill) of Guelph and the late Howard & Kay Pulleyblank. Will be missed by several nephews and nieces. Donna was born and raised on her parent’s farm in Woodslee. She met our Dad at a Junior Farmers dance and were married in 1957. She worked alongside him in the political field and with the family business, Suburban Landscaping. Donna was a former 4H Leader in Oldcastle, Women’s Institute member, Canadian Cancer Society Canvasser, Goodfellow volunteer and a member of the Sandwich South Historical Society. Our mom lived each day with great strength, courage and love. She will be missed by her friends in Oldcastle. Thank you to the Iler Lodge Nursing Home – Administration and staff who took great care of our mom. Thank you to the nurses and doctors at the Windsor Regional Hospital-Ouellette Campus for their exceptional care. Donna is resting at the Kennedy Funeral Home (519-776-7378) 128 Talbot St. N, Essex on Monday from 2-5 & 7-9 p.m. Donna’s life will be celebrated from the funeral home on Tuesday at 10 a.m. with Father Dave Boutette officiating. Interment Greenlawn Memorial Gardens. Donations may be made to the Essex Region Goodfellows, P.O. Box 25, Essex, ON N8M 2Y1. You may send your condolences and share stories online at www.kennedyfh.com Heaven has received a beautiful angel!
(nee Markert) It is with broken hearts that we announce the passing of our mom, Donna Margaret Pulleyblank. She died peacefully on Saturday, January 23, 2016 at the age of 80. Dear wife of the late Robert (2010). Loving mom of Kathy (Chris)... View Obituary & Service Information
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