OBITUARY

Donna Jean Campbell

April 24, 1956November 23, 2020

Donna Jean Campbell, 64, of Hebron passed away peacefully on Monday November 23, 2020 at Manchester Memorial Hospital. Donna was born on April 24, 1956 in Hartford and was the daughter of the late Walter and Mildred (Buck) Campbell. Donna was employed by JC Penney for many years prior to her retirement. Donna truly appreciated all the world had to offer, she enjoyed hiking, camping and traveling. She was also a true animal lover. In addition she was a wonderful baker and enjoyed sharing her homemade treats. Donna loved to dance, she was an active part of the Fred Astaire Dance Community in Glastonbury. Donna was also a very kind and compassionate woman who every holiday helped out at local soup kitchens.

Donna is survived by her brothers, William and his wife Kathy and James and his wife Trish. In addition Donna leaves her niece Stephanie and nephews, Christopher, Ryan and Billy.

Burial will be private and at the convenience of the family. The Glastonbury Funeral Home, 30 Carter Street, East Hartford has been entrusted with arrangements. For online expressions of sympathy to the family, please visit www.glastonburyfuneral.com.

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Arthur Rickey

December 21, 2020

Bill So sorry to hear about your sister Donna , I read the O B and and thought she must of been a great person and I know you will miss her tremendously. You have my deepest sympathy.

Your Friend Art

Donald Fink

December 14, 2020

Donna and I both volunteered for a concert series at Connecticut Audubon, setting up chairs and tables, helping with refreshments. She often baked fresh cookies and snacks to serve. I remember her as dedicated and hard-working and always ready to help. She was a truly lovely person, and even when the concerts ended, I would bump into her at a store and stand chatting a while. I am saddened to know she's gone. My deepest sympathies to her family and friends.

Phil Anderson

December 6, 2020

Sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with. It was a pleasure to work with Donna. She will be missed.

Lorelee Parent Moreau

December 6, 2020

I worked with Donna many years at JCP she was such a joy to be around I will miss her. Condolences to her family and friends

Christine DePiano

December 5, 2020

Donna was a wonderful hiking friend. I will miss her warm, loving spirit as Donna always asked about my life. She shared her passion of nature and was concerned about the environment. Donna also
told me about her fun times dancing with companions.

I wish her family God's peace and love.

With love,
Christine DePiano

Frank Schroll

December 5, 2020

Shocked and saddened like everyone else in hearing about Donna's passing. She cared more about pleasing others than her own self. That was never more evident on any given weekend assisting the bride and groom on their special day for more than 20 years. We will miss you Donna.

Tony Razel

December 5, 2020

Our dear friend Donna was an active member of our Meshomasic Hiking Club and was a cheerful participant on many of our hikes. She will certainly be missed by so many of us. We will be thinking about her as we go out into the natural world that she so dearly loved.

Nobuko Tsuji

December 5, 2020

We are shocked and saddened to hear about your sister Donna's passing. My husband, Minoru, and I met her 10 years ago at the Fred Astaire dance studio. Donna was always sweet, compassionate, and fun to be with. We miss her greatly remembering many hours we spent together, including evening group lessons, competitions or social events, and talking and sharing food at Max Fish. Donna must be looking so beautiful with her smile, dancing at the dance party in the heaven.

Michele Doucette

December 4, 2020

I'm so sorry to hear of your sister's passing. We shared a mutual love for ballroom dance and rescue animals. She will be sadly missed in our dance circle. Donna, I know your wearing your best dance shoes, and they're playing your favorite music, as you so elegantly Waltz through the gates of heaven.

Debbie Kramer

December 4, 2020

I met Donna at Fred Astaire in Glastonbury and we spent many Friday nights at the studio and then at late night happy hour. She was fun to be around and loved her dancing. I’m sure she’s dancing now.
Sending my condolences to all of her family.

FROM THE FAMILY