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Donna Deane Korona

February 2, 1926 March 4, 2020
Donna Deane Korona
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Donna Deane Korona (nee: Kershey) age 94, passed away at the Ames Hospice facility in Westlake March 4th. “Deane” as her friends called her was born in Connellsville, Pennsylvania on February 2, 1926. She was a graduate of Dunbar Township High School and also graduated from the Duquesne University School of Nursing in Pittsburgh. She worked at Elyria Memorial Hospital in the Maternity department from 1957 until her retirement in 1990. As an RN at EMH she was present for the birth of all four of her grandchildren. She was a member of St Jude Catholic Church and the American Legion Auxiliary. She is survived by her son James Jeffrey Korona (Sally) of Elyria, son Raymond Henry Korona Jr. of Jacksonville, NC, brother John Ross Kershey of Downington, PA , grandchildren; Nicole Anderson (Drew) of Shelbyville, Ky, Matthew Korona (Brittany) of Portland, OR, Erin Schryer (Aaron) of Westminster, CO, Rehgan Leciejewski (Mark) of Cuyahoga Heights, Dan Prokes of Lakewood and six great grandchildren. She is also survived by her former daughter-in-law Cynthia Severs (Eric) of Oberlin. She was preceded in death by her husband of 57 years Raymond H. Korona Sr. and her parents John Paul and Donice Kershey of Connellsville, PA. Family will receive friends 4-7 PM Sunday March 8, 2020 at The Laubenthal-Mercado Funeral Home 38475 Chestnut Ridge Rd. (at State Rt. 57) Elyria (440)322-4626 where funeral services will be at 11:00 AM on Monday March 9, 2020. Reverend Father Joseph Scalco of St. Jude Church will officiate. Burial will be at Ridge Hill Memorial Park in Amherst Twp. Online condolences to the family may be expressed at

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Ridgehill Memorial Park Final Resting Place

44805 N. Ridge Rd.
Amherst Twp., OH 44001

44805 N. Ridge Rd. Amherst Twp. 44001 OH
United States

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