Donna R. Marasco

Donna R. Marasco, 64, of 168 Terrace Road, St. Marys, passed away Friday, December 13, 2019, at the home of her daughter, Abby Paslowski of Erie, after a brief illness.

She was born March 10, 1955, in St. Marys, daughter of Donald and Willdean “Pat” Burgess Wolf, who survive of St. Marys.  Donna was a lifelong resident of the area and was a graduate of Elk County Christian High School, Class of 1973.  She was the owner and founder of Body Basics, was the Main Street Manager in St. Marys for 16 years, and was a real estate agent and appraiser.

On May 14, 1977, in the St. Mary’s Church, Donna married Michael J. Marasco, who survives.  She is also survived by two daughters, Abby Paslowski and her husband Jeff of Erie and Alison Lenze and her husband Paul of Edinboro; a sister, Marsha Sidoni and her husband John of St. Marys; a brother, Mark Wolf and his wife Mary of Houston, TX; and by two grand-dogs, Stella and Sammie.

She was preceded in death by a sister, Rhonda Volovar.

Donna was a member of the Sacred Heart Church and she enjoyed traveling.  She was a devoted wife, mother, and daughter, and was compassionate and generous of her time for others.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in the Sacred Heart Church on Tuesday, December 17, 2019, at 12:00 PM, with the Rev. Michael Ferrick and Rev. Michael Gabler, OSB, concelebrating.  Burial will be in the St. Mary’s Cemetery.

Visitation is at the Lynch-Radkowski Funeral Home on Tuesday morning, from 10:30 until 11:30 AM.

Memorials, if desired, may be made to the Family Hospice Fund, Hamot Health Foundation, 302 French Street, Erie, PA  16507.

Ed & Mary Carocci December 15, 2019 at 6:03 pm

Mike & family, there are no words to express how sorry we are for your loss. May the Grace and Love of our precious Savior be with you all during this trying time.
Love and Prayers,
Ed & Mary Carocci
Saint Marys, PA

Denise Bauer Simbeck December 15, 2019 at 7:28 pm

To Mike and Family,
So very sorry for your tremendous loss. Donna was one of the sweetest women I know. May she Rest In Peace with God’s arms around her.

Sympathy,
Ron and Denise Simbeck

Charlene Mulcahy December 15, 2019 at 10:08 pm

So sorry for your loss. Donna always had time for everyone. Loved her smile. My prayers are with all of you.

Mark & Barbie Jeter December 16, 2019 at 8:55 am

Our deepest sympathy and thoughts go out to your family in these times. May all of the memories and times spent together in these days, be good ones.
Sincerely,
Mark & Barbie Jeter

Lisa Knight December 16, 2019 at 10:00 am

So very sorry for your loss. Donna was a sweet and wonderful person. You’re all in my thoughts and prayers!
Lisa and Ray Knight

Bridget (Asti) Forster December 16, 2019 at 10:44 am

Mike, Abby, Ali, and Family – I am so sorry for your loss. I have many fond memories of Donna growing up. You have my deepest sympathies and you all will be in my thoughts and prayers.
Sincerely,
Bridget (Asti) Forster

Craig and Jessica Dubler December 16, 2019 at 5:17 pm

Abby and Family,
Donna was the nicest person – she will be greatly missed. I know there is a bright spot for her in heaven. She will be waiting to hug each and everyone of you. May God bless you and comfort you during this difficult time.
Craig and Jess

Denise Pesce December 16, 2019 at 7:43 pm

So sorry for your loss. You are in my thoughts & prayers.

Barb Feidler December 16, 2019 at 8:31 pm

To Donna’s family,
I was heartbroken when I found out Donna died. I knew Donna through various organizations throughout the years. I recall many, many baskets of goodies that she always generously donated. I also worked with Donna in real estate. She was such a fair and honest Realtor and appraiser. My last and best memory was the day she came to my house this year after my husband’s death with another of her wonderful baskets in hand. Her thoughtfulness will never be forgotten. She always knew the right thing to give and the right thing to say.
Please take care,
Barb

Jim & Laura DeLullo December 16, 2019 at 11:07 pm

Deepest sympathies to all Donna’s family. May God grant you strength, peace and comfort during this difficult time and the days ahead.

Jerry and Clare Seth December 17, 2019 at 9:51 am

Abby, Ali, and family, you have our deepest condolences for the loss of your Mother. I only met her a few times but her warmth and loveliness were so felt. You are in our thoughts and prayers.
Love,
Jerry and Clare

Lkj December 17, 2019 at 1:54 pm

I am praying for the repose of Donna’s soul and the family’s consolation.

Mary Jo and Matthew Herzing December 18, 2019 at 8:23 am

Mike and Family,
We are so sorry for your loss. We will remember her kindness always.
With deepest sympathies,
Matt and Mary Jo Herzing

Eileen Millsop December 18, 2019 at 12:55 pm

So very sorry to hear of Donna’s passing. Always will remember her kindness, her smile and energy.

My prayers are with your family.

Peggy Hoffman December 18, 2019 at 2:00 pm

Donna had one of the most endearing smiles of anyone I know. She was a childhood friend and I was always in awe of her athletic abilities. I am very sorry for your loss. May God hold all of you in the palm of His hand. Peggy (Simbeck) Hoffman

Larry and K8 Nekuza December 20, 2019 at 10:39 pm

Dear Family, Such hard on the heart news. Stay strong with each other and the wonderful memories of your sweet Mom. She always knew just what to do and how to do it. Enjoyed her exercise classes too. Sincere condolences from Larry and K8 Nekuza, Bradenton, Florida

Meredith Dailey February 20, 2020 at 5:55 pm

So very sorry…. Donna was a beautiful person…. always so nice to everyone!

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