Donna Lee Stewart

By Tom Rivers, Editor Posted 3 January 2021 at 3:40 pm

American flagMEDINA – Donna Lee Stewart, 74, of Medina, NY, entered into rest on Sunday, January 3, 2021 at the N.Y.S. Veteran’s Home in Batavia, NY. Born on July 5, 1946 in Johnstown, PA, she was the daughter of the late Guy A. and Gladys (Penrose) Brendlinger.

Donna attended Oakfield-Alabama High School and enlisted in the U.S. Army. While she was in the Army, she met and married the late James Stewart and received her Licensed Practical Nursing Degree. Upon returning home, she raised two children and worked various jobs. She lastly was employed as a Nurse at Orchard Manor Nursing Home, retiring in 1997. Donna enjoyed going on fishing trips with her husband James and loved spending time with her family.

Donna is survived by two children, Tammy Santiago of Middleport and Jackie (Lori) Stewart of Medina; grandchildren, Stephen (Amy) Young of Lockport, Jennifer Young of Middleport, Alyssa and Madison Stewart, both of Medina; three siblings, Sandy (Jim) Jenkins of GA, John Brendlinger Sr. and Paul (Cathy) Brendlinger , all of Medina. Also surviving are several nieces and nephews.

Relatives and friends may call on Friday, January 8th, from 10 a.m. to noon at the Community Fellowship Church, 3144 Johnson Creek Rd. Middleport, NY 14105, where a funeral service will be held at noon with the Pastor, Joseph Szalay III, officiating. Burial will be in the Bates Road Cemetery, with full Military Honors.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in Donna’s name to the Community Fellowship Church.

Arrangements were made through the Bogan & Tuttle Funeral Home, 226 Pearl St. Medina, NY 14103.

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