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Schuylkill County Obituaries

Donna E. Ford, 68 – Loved Time with Family

Donna E. Ford, 68, of Shenandoah, passed away Thursday, October 14th, 2021.

She was born in Shenandoah on December 20, 1952, a daughter of the late Ruth (Bright) and Nelson Schuetrum.

Donna last worked in the medical records department of the former Good Samaritan Hospital in Pottsvile. Prior to that, she worked as a clerk for Sears in the former Schuylkill Mall. Donna loved her family and enjoyed spending time with them, especially her grandsons.

She was of the reformed faith and a member of the United Church of Christ.

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In addition to her parents, Donna was preceded in death by her husband, Barry Ford, Sr., and by a sister, Ruth Wirtz.

She is survived by her children, Barry Ford, Jr. and his wife Jen, of Frackville and Audra, wife of John Kanute, of Ringtown. She is also survived by four brothers and two sisters, Roger Schuetrum, of Ashland; Nelson Schuetrum, of St. Clair; Rick Schuetrum, of Mahanoy City; Scott Schuetrum, of Shenandoah; Darlene Wonderlick, of South Carolina and Candi Hemerick, of Ringtown.

She is also survived by 2 grandsons, Kevin and Conner, along with nieces and nephews.

A Funeral Service will be held at 11 AM on Tuesday, October 19th at the Stauffer-Breznik Funeral Home, 412 West Main Street, Ringtown, with Rev. Craig Zimmerman officiating. Relatives and friends are invited to a attend a viewing from 9 AM until the time of the service at the funeral home.

Donna will be laid to rest at Odd Fellows Cemetery in Shenandoah Heights, following the service.

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For more information or directions, or to leave an online condolence, visit www.ringtownfuneral.com.

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