Donna Lee Riley DeLuca, 84 of Scottdale, passed away early Thursday morning, February 1, 2018 in Excela Health, Latrobe Hospital , in the caring presence of her loving family.
She was born in Mt. Pleasant, May 28, 1933, a Daughter of the late William Franklin Riley and Cora Miller Riley.
Donna was a devout Catholic and active member of the Partner Parish of St. John the Baptist R.C. Church, Scottdale, where she held membership and was the past treasurer of the Catholic Daughters of Americas Court Lambing #314. She also enjoyed selling tickets for the Fish dinners and also for the Chinese Auction.
Donna loved taking Bus trips with her late husband Tom, to the Amish Country, in Lancaster County, to see the different shows and plays that were offered. She was a homemaker and enjoyed cooking dinners, baking bread, and canning for her children and grandchildren whom she loved dearly. She also enjoyed relaxing and reading on her porch swing, while listening to her favorite teams, the Pirates, Steelers and Penguins.
Donna was also employed by the formers Ames Store, where she served as a Clerk for 20 years.
Her beautiful life will forever be cherished in the lives of her children:
John T. DeLuca and wife Darlene (Stoner) of La Fayette, Ind.
Guy C. Deluca and wife Debbie (Coughanour) of Scottdale
Christine A. Kuhns and husband Edward, with whom Donna was presently residing with in Derry
Edward J. DeLuca of Bullskin Twp.
Her eight loving Grandchildren:
And Danielle DeLuca
Her 10 Great Grandchildren
Her Sister; Evelyn Smith of Scottdale
Her two Brothers;
Harry Riley of Connellsville
James Riley and wife Joann of Irwin
Also her two Sisters-In-Law;
And Grace DeLuca, both of Connellsville.
In addition to her parents, Donna will once again be reunited with her Husband of 61 years, Thomas E. DeLuca (July 27, 2015)
Her Son, Steven DeLuca (March 14, 1987)
Her Grandson, Jared S. DeLuca (May 18, 1995)
Her two Sisters, Frances Enberg and Edith Cook
And Two Brothers, Charles and William Riley.
Donnas’ family will greet family and friends in the Frank Kapr Funeral Home, Inc., 417 Pittsburgh Street, Scottdale, Sunday from 2 PM to 8 PM and Monday from 9 AM to 10 AM the time of her Funeral Liturgy, with her Pastor, Rev. Andrew M. Kawecki, as Facilitator.
Interment will immediately follow in the Parish Cemetery, next to her late Husband, Tom.
The Catholic Daughters of Americas, Court lambing #314 will recite the Rosary Sunday at 1:45 PM
To send a condolence, sign the registry, order flowers or obtain directions please visit www.kapr.com