Donna Marie Dennis
Donna Marie Dennis, 78, of Cochranton, passed away peacefully at her residence after 24 years of battling various types of cancer. Born, January 23, 1941 in Meadville, she was the daughter of Julian F. and Hazel E. Rodgers Ervin. She married Paul E. Dennis Sr. on September 2, 1960 and he preceded her in death on January 11, 2005.
She was a 1958 graduate of Meadville High School and attended Penn State for Accounting.
Donna began working at the former Talon then with McGill Power and Bell Accounting Firm and finally at Wesbury Methodist Community where she was the Vice President of Finance, and retired in January of 2005.
Her hobbies included reading, doing the NY Times Crossword Puzzles, Sudoku, spending time with family and laughing. She was also a member of the Meadville VFW and Cochranton Fire Department Station 4.
Survivors include her children, Teresa Kassick of Easton, Paul Dennis Jr., of Cochranton and Desiree Dennis and her fiancé Kevin Powell of Cochranton. Three grandchildren, Jasmynn, Joesalinn and Vincent, 7 step grandchildren, Elizabeth, Colby, Breez, Shannon Rose, Charles, Shannon, and Samantha. 2 great grandchildren, Lydia and Autumn. A brother, Tom Ervin and his wife Ann of N. Chelmsford, MA, 2 sister in laws, Ann Mae Miller of Meadville and Evelyn Graham of Hazelton and a brother in law, John Dennis and his wife Nikki of Raleigh, NC, and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by her parents, a brother, Larry Ervin, and a son in law, David Kassick.
Friends and family will be received at the DICKSON FAMILY FUNERAL HOME, INC., 123 S. Franklin St., Cochranton on Thursday from 2-4pm and 6-8 pm. Funeral services will be 11:00am at the funeral home on Friday with the Rev. David Brumagin, officiating.
Interment will be in Rocky Glen Cemetery, Adamsville.
In lieu of flowers memorials can be made in Donna's name to Hospice of Crawford County, 766 Liberty St, or Wesbury Methodist Community, 31 Park Ave., Meadville.
Published on February 19, 2019


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