Donna L. Mansell

LEWISTOWN – Our gracious Lord called our loving mother and His devoted servant, Donna L. Mansell, 74, home on Saturday, April 26, 2014.

Donna called Kish Apartments her home for more than seven years. She was born June 30, 1939, in Burnham, the daughter of the late Festus and Lillian (Miller) Condol. She was preceded in death by the love of her life, her husband of 28 years, Gerald Mansell, in 1983.

Her family circle included: Her children, Kathie Yocum and husband, Michael, of Lewistown, Joni Smith and husband, Douglas, of Lewistown, Mark Mansell and wife, Kathy, of Reedsville, and Tracy Copenhaver and husband, Jeffrey, of Lewistown.; the circle grew larger with her grandchildren, Seth Yocum, John Yocum, Luke Yocum, Amanda Marks, Ashley Bubb, Nevin Bearley, Garret Bearley and Madilyn Mansell; and she was blessed with eight great- grandchildren and loved each child unconditionally.

Donna was preceded in death by a brother, Robert Schell.

Donna was employed at K-Mart as a manager and also enjoyed her many years of service and friendships at Dank’s department store.

She was a life long member of St. Mark’s Episcopal Church and greatly enjoyed the spiritual friendships formed over the years.

We will celebrate our mother’s life with a Eucharistic burial service at 10 a.m. Wednesday, April 30, 2014, at St. Marks Episcopal Church, 21 S. Main St., Lewistown, with the Rev. Patrick Collins and Deacon Loretta Collins officiating. Interment will be in St. Marks’s Episcopal Cemetery.

A time of gathering for her family and friends will be held at 6 p.m. on Tuesday April 29, 2014, at Barr Funeral Home Inc., 120 Logan St., Lewistown.

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