Donna C. Nibert, 68, of Upper Fairfield Township, passed away Sunday, Sept. 9, 2012, in Montoursville.
She was born Aug. 7, 1944, in Charleston, W.Va., a daughter of Rupert E. and Thelma Blake Cooper.
Donna graduated in 1962 from Bluefield High School in West Virginia and graduated in 1966 Cum Laude from West Virginia University.
She had been a Home Economist for Kentucky Power Co. and P.P.&L and had taught at South Williamsport Junior High, Montoursville High School and for Penn College continuing education in food service.
Donna was a member of Faith United Methodist Church, where she was a parish visitor and also held various positions. She was also a member of the John Burrows Historical Society, Beta Sigma Phi, Kappa Phi, American Association of University Women, Facility Wives of Penn College and the Montoursville Presbyterian Church.
Donna was the owner/operator of the Nationwide Insurance Agency in Montoursville.
She was predeceased by a daughter, Cheryl and a sister, Dr. Martha Cooper.
Donna is survived by her husband, Donald R., with whom she celebrated 45 years of marriage on Aug. 19; son, John A. (Karen) of Montoursville; daughter, Julie (Matthew) Ruhle of Ridgewood, N.J.; brother, Thomas E. Cooper of Elizabethtown, Ky.; sister, Doris Zughoul of Chicago; grandson, Bryant Ruhle; brother- in-law, Dr. Charles Tucker of Oak Ridge, Ore.; aunt, Pauline Jancaitis of Norfolk, Va.; and cousin, William (Sue) Tyler of Aiken, S.C.
A memorial service will be held 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 15, 2012, at the Montoursville Presbyterian Church, 900 Elm St., Montoursville, with Rev. David C. Smith officiating. Interment will follow in Montoursville Cemetery. Friends may call Friday evening from 6 to 8 p.m. at Spitler Funeral Home, 733 Broad St., Montoursville, or on Saturday at the church from 1 to 2 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to either Susquehanna Health Cancer Center or to Susquehanna Home Care Hospice, 1001 Grampian Blvd., Williamsport, PA 17701.
Arrangements are by Spitler Funeral Home, Montoursville.