STRUTHERS — Donna M. Jerek, 89, passed away Friday, Aug. 13, 2021, at Maplecrest Care Center in Struthers.
She was born July 17, 1932, in Struthers, to George and Susan Bonish Jerek. Donna was a 1950 graduate of Struthers High School. After graduation, she worked at the Dollar Savings and Trust Co., and later at National City Bank, eventually serving as branch manager of the Campbell office and the assistant manager at the North Side office in Youngstown. She retired in 1994.
Donna was a member of St. Nicholas Church in Struthers, and later, St. Paul the Apostle Parish in New Middletown, where she was part of the pirohi-making team. She enjoyed gardening, photography, ceramics and many family gatherings.
She is survived by her brother, John; and sister-in-law, Margaret Jerek of Youngstown; and their children, Judy Horcharik (Steve Urish) of Elkhart, Ill. James Jerek of Boardman, Jeannie (Bill) Alexander of Punta Gorda, Fla., Father John Jerek of Youngstown, Jeffrey (Ronda) Jerek of Boardman and Joseph Jerek of Jefferson City, Mo.; as well as numerous grand-nieces and grand-nephews.
Donna will always be remembered for her kindness, generosity, devotion to family, and her fun-loving spirit.
Family and friends may call 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 19, 2021, at Davidson-Becker Funeral Home, 11 Spring St., Struthers. Donna’s funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Friday, Aug. 20, 2021, at St. Matthias Church in Youngstown, where friends will be received 9 to 9:45 a.m. in the church vestibule. Interment will follow in Poland Riverside Cemetery.
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