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Donna F. Davis, 68 – Active in Pottsville Community

Donna F. Davis, 68, of Pottsville, died peacefully Tuesday at home.

She was born September 19, 1953 in Pottsville, a daughter of Geraldine Keefer Pepper Belusko, Mechanicsville and late John Pepper.

She was a 1971 graduate of Pottsville Area High School and Empire Beauty School.

She was employed as a CNA at Schuylkill Center, Pottsville.

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Donna was member of United Presbyterian Church, Pottsville, Mechanicsville Ladies Auxiliary, Mechanicsville Beneficial Association, Mechanicsville Game and Fish, Walter Griffiths AMVETS Post 180 Ladies Auxiliary, and was a social member of West End Hose Fire Co. Pottsville.

In addition to her mother, Donna is survived by her husband Ellsworth C. Davis, Jr., to whom she was married to for 23 years on July 29th and together for over 39 years; a daughter, Janel Hirsch and her husband Matthew, Mechanicsville; a son Anthony Chiccini, Mechanicsville; a grandson, Xander Hirsch; a sister, Jane Ann Pepper, Port Carbon; nieces and nephews.

Services will be held at the convenience of family from James E. Humphrey Funeral Home, Pottsville. The family would prefer remembrances in the form of contributions in memory of Donna be made to Pancreatic Cancer Action Network 1500 Rosecrans Ave., Ste 200., Manhattan Beach, CA 90266. Interment will be at the convenience of the family at Calvary Cemetery, Pottsville.

Please share your memories and condolences with Donna’s family by signing the guest book at

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