VAIL, Donna Vail, Obituary VAIL, Donna Vail, Obituary

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VAIL, Donna -

Vail_DonnaAt the Brantford General Hospital on Friday, August 30th, 2013 at the age of 75 years.

Beloved wife and best friend to Harold Vail. Much loved mom to Donna Lynn Shields (Larry) and the late Deryl Shields. Step mom to Don Vail (Ursula) and Sharrie Warrington (Gary). Adored Nanny to Samantha, Tara, Danny, Dustin, Ryan and Kyla.

Daughter to the late William and Dorothy Burton of Nova Scotia. Cherished sister to Philip Burton (Carol), and predeceased by Gardiner, Deryl, Cookie and Billy. Loved by her great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.

Donna was a 41 year volunteer with the Brantford School of Instrumental Music, a lifetime member of Big Sisters of Brantford, the first president of the VanEl Condominium 42, on the board for Habitat for Humanity, a charter member of Probus, and gave her time to Meals on Wheels and Christmas Baskets.

She loved curling, her exercise classes at the Wayne Gretzky Centre, the card group and golf, but mostly she loved her family and friends.

A memorial Service will be held in Brantford on Friday, September 6th.

Donations to the Brantford School of Instrumental Music, Christmas Baskets or Habitat for Humanity would be greatly appreciated.