Donna L. Arnold

November 23, 1947 ~ February 24, 2018 (age 70)
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Donna L. Arnold

Macedon: Passed away peacefully at her home on February 24, 2018.  Born to Milo and Jennie (DeRidder) Cramer on November 23, 1947.  Donna grew up in Palmyra, NY.

Donna is survived by her devoted husband Douglas; daughter, Dawn (Steve) Stanziano of Canandaigua; cherished granddaughters, Megan, Kylie and Devin French; brother, Douglas (Hope) Cramer of Waterloo; niece, Yvonne (Michael) Swinehart; stepdaughters, Nicole (Dan) Fursman, Kathy (Bill) Prizzi, and Lindsey Messmer; and many more caring friends and loving family members. 

Donna was a life-long selfless caregiver.  As Registered Nurse at many local area nursing homes and hospitals, Donna was very passionate about her job and went above and beyond for her patients and their families.  Donna retired from a lengthy career as an Operating Room Nurse at Thompson Hospital in Canandaigua where she made many friends and was highly valued.  Donna loved to read, travel, garden, but, most of all, spend time with family and friends.  Donna was a dedicated wife, constant companion, and best friend to husband Douglas.  Donnaś daughter and three granddaughters were her heart and soul.  As a strong, hard working woman who balanced work, family and fun, Donna became a role model for her daughter and granddaughters.  A bond of three generations that will remain unbroken.  Donna had a smile that would light a room and a contagious laugh that could infect a crowd.  She made memories that will be shared for many lifetimes.  Donna will be missed by her many friends and family.

A memorial service will be offered to celebrate the life of Donna, Saturday, March 3, 2018 at 2PM,  at the First Baptist Church of Macedon, 58 W Main St, Macedon, NY 14502. Contributions in Donnaś memory may be made to the American Diabetes Association, the Wounded Warrior Project, or any other charity of choice. To leave a condolence, light a candle, upload a photo, or order a floral tribute please visit the tribute wall at

Donations may be made to:

Wounded Warrior Project
7020 A.C. Skinner Parkway, Suite 100, Jacksonville FL 32256
Tel: 1-877-832-6997

American Diabetes Association
160 Allens Creek Road, Rochester NY 14618
Tel: 1-585-458-3040

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