FINNEY, Donelda Louise (Stacey) - Of Oshawa, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, December 18, 2019 at the Bowmanville hospital.
Born in Oshawa in on July 10, 1932, she was the daughter of the late Jean and Eldon John Stacey.
She is survived by her husband Albert Everett; three children: Patricia Louise of Kitchener, Brian Bradford (Beverly) of Oshawa and Daniel John (Anne) of Quispamsis, NB; one sister Helen Jean White (Russ); two grandchildren Kathleen Hogan (Sean) and Jenna McQuinn (Jonathan); four great–granddaughters, Tilly, Cecelia, Madelyn and Isabel, as well as many nieces and nephews.
Donelda was predeceased by son Kevin Phillip.
Donelda was a devoted member of the United Church Women (UCW), a Registered Nurse, she and Albert eloped on January 9th, 1953.
Together, they enjoyed travelling the world including Australia, Europe, but their favourite was the Caribbean islands.
Donelda enjoyed reading and knitting. She will be remembered most for her joy of preparing meals and hosting large events for family and friends.
In accordance to Donelda’s wishes, there will be no visitation and no funeral service.
A celebration of life (ARMSTRONG FUNERAL HOME) and inurnment will be held in April 2020 in Oshawa.
In memory of Donelda, a contribution to a CHARITY of the donor’s choice would be appreciated.