Donna J. Lander

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  • Name Donna J. Lander 
    Born 27 Jun 1918  Cohocton, Steuben Co., New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
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    • Donna J. Wilkins, 84, formerly of 50 Willow Place, and a resident of
      the Elder Care Home, died early Monday morning (Oct. 28, 2002) at St.
      James Mercy Hospital, after a long illness.
      Born in Cohocton on June 27, 1918, she was a daughter of the late
      Albert and Addie Harter Lander. On May 13, 1940, she was married in
      Cohocton to Max F. Wilkins, a well known Hornell businessman and
      automobile dealer, who predeceased her on Jan. 27, 2001.
      Donna assisted Max in the operation of Wilkins Service, Inc., where
      she served as vice president and secretary until her retirement in
      1991.
      A graduate of the former North Cohocton-Atlanta High School, she was
      also a graduate of the former Bath Memorial Hospital School of
      Nursing, where she received her R.N.
      She was a member of the United Methodist Church in Hornell, the St.
      James Mercy Hospital Auxiliary, the Chemung Valley Region Antique Car
      Club and the Buick Club.
      Donna and Max also purchased and refurbished the old DL & W Railroad
      Station in Atlanta.
      Her family includes her son, Terry Wilkins and Linda of Cohocton; her
      three grandchildren, Elizabeth Wilkins of New Jersey, John (Tracey)
      Wilkins of Connecticut and Douglas (Sue) Wilkins of Cohocton; her two
      great-grandchildren, Miles and Hannah Wilkins; her brother-in-law and
      sister-in-law, L.D. and Phyllis Wilkins of Columbus, Ohio; also her
      loving and devoted friends, Shelly and Glenn Thomas of North Hornell
      and Roxanne and Calvin Sanford of Hornell.
      Besides her parents and husband, Donna was predeceased by her sister,
      Beatrice Wheaton in May 2002.
      Calling hours are from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Wednesday at the Bishop &
      Johnson Funeral Home, Inc., 285 Main St., Hornell. A funeral service
      will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday at the United Methodist Church, with
      the Rev. Beth Kottemann officiating. Committal services and interment
      will follow at the Arkport Cemetery.
      Those wishing may contribute in Donna's memory to the United Methodist
      Church, P.O. Box 308, Hornell, N.Y. 14843.
    Person ID I19071  OurNorthernRoots
    Last Modified 29 Aug 2011 

    Father Albert Raymond Lander,   b. 04 Dec 1892, Dansville, Steuben Co., New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Dec 1976, Hornell, Steuben Co., New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years) 
    Mother Addie Harter,   b. 1892,   d. 1964  (Age 72 years) 
    Family ID F5703  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mr. Wilkins 
    Children 
     1. Terry D. Wilkins
    Family ID F5154  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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