Donna was born in Toronto. She lived an interesting life of half in Toronto and half in Wasaga Beach. She started and ended school in Wasaga Beach. She even rode in a horse drawn sleigh to school one early snowfall. She moved to Kitchener in the late 50s. She worked for years and retired from Eventide Nursing Home on Frederick St. in Kitchener.
Music was always a large part of her life whether it was singing with the Sweet Adelines in her younger years, or teaching guitar off and on throughout her life.
In retirement, she performed with The Silver Stars theatre group acting and singing in numerous productions. She volunteered at MacGregor Senior Public School for many years.
Loving mother of Debbie Sue Elliott, Desi Fatkin (Billy), Paul Neuman (Karen), Dorothy Litwin. Cherished Grandmother of Sam Elliott, Kylie Neuman, Meaghan Neuman, Teresa Davidson, Tabatha Crawford, Liam Fatkin, Andi Litwin, Mathew Litwin and Melodie Litwin.
Predeceased by her mother, Doris Callicott, stepfather Charlie Callicott, sister Judy Callicott, and brother Rob Callicott (Donna) and son-in-law Ken Elliott.
Cremation will take place. The Celebration of Life will be held at The Duke of Wellington (100 King St. S, Waterloo) on Sunday, November 27 from 5-7 pm.
Donations may be made to Alzheimer’s Society and The Heart and Stroke Foundation as expressions of sympathy.
Messages and condolences may be left for family at www.tricitycremations.com or 519.772.1237. Please visit Donna's obituary on Facebook.