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Donna F. Keavney, 64, of Lyndonville, NY, passed away on Sunday, September 6, 2015 at the Medina Memorial Hospital, after a short battle with cancer.

Born on May 29, 1951 in El Paso, TX, she was the daughter of the late Charles and Bernice (Cooper) Walters.
Donna came to the Lyndonville/Medina area in 1979 and worked at the Arnold Gregory Hospital as a Respiratory Therapist until there closing in 1987 and then transferred the Medina Memorial Hospital, working as a Pharmacy Tech. She was instrumental in starting the SEIU# 1199 Union at the Hospital and a was a member of the V.F.W. Post# 1483 Ladies Auxiliary.

She liked painting, gardening, and spending time with her family, especially with her grandchildren.

She is survived by two daughters, Susie (Bob) Geiger and Becky (Chuck) Persons, all of Medina, eight grandchildren, Crystal, Daniel (Ashley), Amanda of Lyndonville and Stephanie, Derek, Teresa (Zach), Kimmie and Bobby, of Medina, two great-grandchildren, Peyton and Zach Jr., two sisters, Pat (Dale) Smith of Rising Sun, MD and Debbie Meister of New Bern, NC and several nieces and nephews and a special friend, Joe Toomey.

She is predeceased by her husband, David Keavney, brother, David Walters, step-father, Bernie Weir and a son, Paul.

Relatives and friends may call on Friday, September 11, 2015 from 2-4 PM and 6-8 PM at the Bates & Tuttle Funeral Home, 226 Pearl St. Medina, NY 14103, where a Memorial Service will be held at 8 PM. Burial will be held at the convenience of the family.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in Donna's name to: Richard Knights-Sue Kaderli Memorial Fund c/o Sue Knights, 11079 Furness Pkwy, Medina, NY 14103. Or to: Medina Hospital Foundation, 200 Ohio St. Medina, NY 14103.