Donna Pearch

November 6, 1941 - January 10, 2020
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Donna Jean Pearch, 78, of New Philadelphia passed away peacefully in Aultman Hospital at Canton on January 10, 2020.

Born in Twin City Hospital at Dennison on November 6, 1941, she was the daughter of the late Robert Eugene Lightell and Betty Virginia (Goodwin) Pearch.

After graduating from Conotton Valley High…

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Donna Jean Pearch, 78, of New Philadelphia passed away peacefully in Aultman Hospital at Canton on January 10, 2020.

Born in Twin City Hospital at Dennison on November 6, 1941, she was the daughter of the late Robert Eugene Lightell and Betty Virginia (Goodwin) Pearch.

After graduating from Conotton Valley High School, she worked as a custodian throughout her career. Donna served for 16 years with the New Philadelphia Schools, then 13 years with Schoenbrunn Hotel, before finishing her career at the Quaker Digital Academy for 9 years. Donna enjoyed baking cookies and sharing them during the Christmas Holiday and watching Soap Operas.

She will be dearly missed by her children, Debra A. Pearch and Michael (Kerri) Pearch, both of New Philadelphia; her grandson, Bryan Pearch; and her siblings, Carol Bower of Bowerston and Robert (Donna) Lightell of Sequin, Washington.

In addition to parents, Donna was preceded in death by her step-father, Allen Pearch and a brother-in-law, Gerald “Herb” Bower.

No public visitation or services are scheduled. Cremation will be cared for through Geib’s Tuscarawas Valley Crematory with inurnment at a later date in Evergreen Burial Park at New Philadelphia.

Memorial contributions may be directed to the American Kidney Foundation PO Box 11038, Lewiston, ME 04243-9963.

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No public visitation or services are scheduled.


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Evergreen Burial Park

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1520 Delaware Drive SE, NEW PHILADELPHIA, OH, 44663

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Inurnment will be scheduled for a later date.


Donation Information

American Kidney Foundation

PO Box 11038
Lewiston, ME 04243-9963

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Born: November 6, 1941
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Geib Funeral Home & Crematory

On behalf of the Geib Family and Staff, we offer our most sincere sympathy for your loss. We are honored to have been called upon to serve your family.

 

Mary Mays posted on 1/16/20

So sorry for your loss! It is never easy to say goodbye to those we love. Praying for your families. I know that words don't comfort but it helps to know that people care. I still haven't had a better chocolate chip cookie!

 

Janie Hovan posted on 1/14/20

Debbie, Mike and family, Please accept my condolences on the loss of your mom. Seems like so many years ago we were in grade school and neighbors. Thinking of you both. Janie Hawk-Hovan

 

Frank Leone posted on 1/14/20

Debbie and mike , soo soo very sorry for the loss of your dear mother , she is such a wonderfule, lady .you both have my deepest sympathy and are in my deep thoughts and prayer , Frank Leone

 

Jean Ann Whitemyer posted on 1/14/20

We were also neighbors and friends from years back. My prayers and thoughts are with both of you Debbie and Mike.

 

TOM ERB posted on 1/13/20

DONNA AND DEBBIE WERE MY MOMS NEIGHBORS AS FAR BACK AS I REMEMBER . AS MOM GOT OLDER DONNA WAS ALWAYS THERE TO HELP MOM IN ANYWAY SHE COULD . IT WAS A GREAT COMFORT TO ME TO KNOW THAT THERE WAS ANOTHER SET OF EYES ON MOM. GOD BLESS YOU DONNA

 

Susan Reidenbach posted on 1/13/20

Donna and I worked together at the Schoebrunn Inn. I always enjoyed when I would see her around town. A very sweet lady with a kind heart. She will be missed. Sending prayers to her family.

 

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