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Donna V. Derk

Donna V. Derk, 80, of Redman Acres Road, Northumberland, passed away Sunday, Feb. 14, 2021 in Geisinger Medical Center, Danville.

Donna was born March 26, 1940 in Williamsport, a daughter of the late Conley and Elsie (Schmol) Stroup. On Aug. 23, 1958 she married William E. Derk who survives.

She was a 1958 graduate of Williamsport High School. Donna worked for Northumberland County as a bus driver in previous years.

Donna was a lifetime member of Point Township Fire Co., a member of the Ladies Auxiliary American Legion Post 44.

She enjoying boating and eating out, however, spending time with her family was her greatest joy.

In addition to her husband, Donna is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, Craig and Kathy Derk of Winfield, daughter and son-in-law, Terri and Joe Miller of Shermans Dale; grandchildren, Stephanie Burkholder and husband Josh, Jessica Derk, Valerie Wagner and husband Kyle, Kimberlie Wert and husband Andrew, James Hepschmidt Jr., and Sam Hepschmidt, and four great-grandchildren.

Donna was preceded in death by a son, William E. Derk Jr. in infancy, and a sister, Gloria.

Due to Covid-19 public services will not be held at this time.

Interment will be in Greenlawn Memorial Park, Montgomery.

Donations in Donna’s memory may be made to Mostly Mutts, 284 Little Mountain Road, Sunbury, PA 17801.

Arrangements are by the Joseph W. Epler Funeral Home, 210 King St., Northumberland.