April 13, 1932 – February 27, 2018
Donna M. Washburn age 85, of Plant City, FL passed away Tuesday, February 27th, 2018 at the Wayne County Nursing Home in Lyons, NY. Donna was born in Newark, NY on April 13th, 1932, the daughter of the late, Edna G. (Shaw) and Warner E. Evans. Donna worked for many years for the Ontario County Dept. of Social Services. In 1993, Donna and her late husband, Donald, relocated to Plant City , FL where she remained a resident until February of this year. She was an active member of the First United Methodist Church of Plant City, Fl. Donna loved to play bingo and attend the coffee hour at her senior community park in Plant City. She was an avid reader and particularly enjoyed reading books of faith. Donna is survived by her daughter, Shanon (Rodney) Malbone of Savannah, NY; sons, Larry Houghtaling of North Rose, NY and Allan (Diane) Houghtaling of Decherd, TN; step daughters, Joann Washburn Murrell of Stanley, NY and Christine Washburn of Spokane, WA; several grandchildren and great grandchildren; as well as several nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her husbands, Eugene Houghtaling and Donald Washburn; sisters, Madaline Mills and Jayne Brown; brother, Richard Evans; son, Thad Houghtaling; and her great grandson, Evan Williamson. A graveside service will be held at the Marion Cemetery in Marion, NY at the convenience of her family. Memorial donations may be made in Donna's memory to the Lifetime Care Home Health and Hospice, 1529 Nye Rd, Lyons, NY 14489.