Everett

Elizabeth D. Donaldson, 82, of North Spring Street, Everett, passed away on Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2019, at Pennknoll Village, Everett.

She was born May 11, 1937, in Gray, a daughter of the late Charles and Arminta (Tressler) Griffith.

On Sept. 24, 1952, in Winchester, Virginia, she was united in marriage to the late James R. Donaldson, Sr. He preceded her in death on March 31, 1998.

She is survived by children: James R. Donaldson Jr., married to Cindy, of Six Mile Run; Brian D. Donaldson, married to Lois, of Hopewell; and Debra A. Young, of Breezewood; eight grandchildren, two step-grandchildren; numerous great-grandchildren; two sisters, Shirley Bouchard, of Jacksonville, Fla., and Arminta Pittman, of Hopewell.

Along with her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by sons, David Donaldson and Gary Donaldson; siblings: Carol Weaver, Betty Zelanko, Oscar Griffith, Joseph Griffith, Charles Griffith and James Griffith; half-brother, Charles; and half-sister Anna.

Elizabeth worked as a housekeeper for 76 Truck Stop and later worked as a waitress until her retirement. She was a member of the Hopewell Senior Center and enjoyed flea marketing, working crossword puzzles and attending Friday nights at the Black Diamond Café.

Friends and family may call on Friday, Aug. 16, from 2 p.m. until the hour of service, at the Akers Funeral Home Inc., 299 Raystown Road, Everett, PA 15537.

Funeral service will be held on Friday, Aug. 16, at 3 p.m. in the Chapel at Akers Funeral Home, Everett, with Pastor Tim McIntyre officiating. Burial will be held privately at Duvall Cemetery. Online condolences may be expressed at www.akersfuneralhome.com

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