Donna (Snyder) Furman
BARBERTON - Donna Furman (nee Snyder), 82, died on Thursday, April 26, 2012.
She was our beloved mother, grandmother and friend; she went to heaven to join her Lord; her husband, Larry and son, Tim.
Donna was born in Akron, Ohio and lived most of her life in Barberton, Ohio, she was a graduate of Coventry High School with honors. Donna retired from Louisiana Pacific after more han 25 years of service. She was a member of Southwest Church of Christ and Barberton YMCA, participating in the Silver Sneakers exercise group. Donna volunteered twice a week at Summa Barberton Citizens Hospital. She was an avid bowler for most of her life and enjoyed knitting, reading and Las Vegas.
Donna is survived by her daughter, Joy (nee Furman) (Richard) Zelovic of Doylestown; grandchildren, Sarah (nee Zelovic) (James) Conner of Fairlawn, Ohio, Justine Zelovic (Ryan Haas) of Florida, Matthew, Krista, Danny and Allysa all of Pennsylvania and three great-grandchildren. She also leaves behind her very best friend, Brenda Halcomb.
In following Donna's wishes, there will be no services. Cremation has taken place. A private graveside service will be held at a later date. In Donna's memory donations may be made to her husband's charity, Larry Furman Diabetes Fund, which is run by the Barberton Community Foundation, 460 W. Paige Ave., Barberton, Ohio 44203, or to a charity of one's choice.
[Akron Beacon Journal, Akron, OH, Sunday, April 29, 2012, page B6, col. 2]