A Donna tribute from Pam

Filed under:Donna,News — posted by billlgorder-gorderfamilypages on August 30, 2006 @ 4:33 am

In June of this year, I had the honor and misfortune of writing Donna’s obituary. How do you sum up a person’s whole life in a paragraph? Especially someone you loved? You just can’t. And I think I’ve been avoiding posting any comments here because nothing I could possibly write will live up to what it should be.

This is all I can think to say: Donna was smart, and she was brave. (more…)

Tributes to Donna

Filed under:Donna,News — posted by billlgorder-gorderfamilypages on July 5, 2006 @ 1:54 am

Here are the tributes to Donna from the Schoedinger and Columbus Dispatch websites. I will add more as they come in.

My personal thanks go out to all of you leaving memories of my mother. I loved her dearly.

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Donna has left us

Filed under:Donna,News — posted by billlgorder-gorderfamilypages on June 26, 2006 @ 11:22 pm

Donna, Christmas 2005

Donna Delores Gorder (nee Davidson), 78, died June 18 at Mayfair
Village Retirement Nursing Center in Columbus, OH.

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