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Obituary for Donna Elaine Wantje

Donna Elaine  Wantje
Donna Elaine (Pierce) Wantje, age 87 of Sigel, PA, died peacefully on Friday, October 26, 2018, in Shippenville, PA. Donna is survived by two grandchildren, Nicole Bianco (Nathan Smith), of Pittsburgh, PA, and Gina Bianco (Granville Carter), of Sigel, PA., a brother, Stanley (Sharon) Pierce, and numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Walter C. Wantje; and her daughter Lesa G. (Wantje) Bianco, of Brockway, PA. Also preceding her in death were sisters Autum Gayle Bair of Sigel, PA, and Betty Allen Zipfel of Coudersport, PA. Donna was born on April 1, 1931 in Sigel, PA, to the late William Stanley and Grace (Payne) Pierce. She graduated from Sigel High School in 1948, the same year she married Walter Wantje. After living in various places, they returned home to Sigel, PA. She worked for many years at Sylvania in Brookville, PA and enjoyed the many friendships she made there. Donna’s number one priority was being a caregiver to her family. She enjoyed life at the fullest, especially traveling around the country, spending time with her pets, doing yardwork, and playing games with her family. Family and friends will be received on Thursday, November 1, 2018, from 9am – 11am, at the McKinney – d’Argy Funeral Home, ltd, 345 Main St., Brookville, PA, 15825. A funeral service will immediately follow, beginning at 11:00am, and officiated by Pastor Boyd Edmondson. Interment will be at the Kahletown cemetery. Donations are welcome and can be made to the Kahletown Cemetery Association, 2100 Jackson Rd, Sigel, PA, 15860. Online condolences and other information may be found at
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