Donna R. Dill

Donna R. Dill

Donna Rae Walizer Dill passed away June 23, 2018, at Saint Vincent Hospital, Erie, Pa.

The daughter of Andrew M. and Lois Marie Russell Walizer, Donna was born May 16, 1942, at home in Mackeyville.

Donna attended Porter Township schools in Lamar and Clintondale and Bald Eagle-Nittany High School in Mill Hall.

While living in the Mill Hall area, she worked at Bobbie Brooks and the silk mill. Donna relocated to Erie in the 1970s and worked at Metro PC Health Center, where she held a position in surgical supply until her retirement.

In addition to her parents, Donna was predeceased by her son, Edward Andrew Holtzinger; her sister Ann Marie Strouse; her brother Dale Andrew Walizer; and an infant sister, Theresa Rena Walizer.

Survivors include her husband, Gilbert Dill, of Erie; daughters Kathy Lynn Holtzinger Matthiesen (Jerome) of Iowa, Kelly Jo Holtzinger Valencia, and Anna Carr (Lavon) of Erie; as well as 15 grandchildren, 24 great-grandchildren, and one great-great-grandchild.

Also surviving her are her brother Marvin of Huntingdon, Pa.; sisters Carol Gehret (Wayne) of Mill Hall, and Myrtle Hester (Ray) Montrose of Colorado; sister-in-law Carrie Walizer of Wilkes-Barre; and brother-in-law Kerry Strouse of Rote; as well as several nieces and nephews.

Private services were held in Erie.

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