Donna E. Yucha, age 78, resident of 26583 Yucha Road, Cambridge Springs, PA, died Saturday evening at Meadville Medical Center, Meadville, PA following a two week illness. She had been a resident at Wesbury United Methodist Community in Meadville for the past five years. Born in Springcreek, Warren County, PA, Donna was a daughter of the late Clement Miller and Ida Reick Miller. She married Edwin M. Yucha on September 27, 1952 and he survives.

Yucha, Donna E.Living most of her life in the Cambridge Springs area, Donna graduated from Cambridge Springs High School it the Class of 1951. Following graduation, Donna worked for several years at the Cambridge Springs Presbyterian Home as a nurse’s aide. With marriage Donna became a home maker excelling in cooking and crocheting along with other related activities in providing a good home. Donna was a member of St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church in Cambridge Springs, was a life member of Venango Veterans of Foreign War Post #169, a member of American Legion Post # 381 of Cambridge Springs, and previously had bowled in the Tuesday Night Ladies League.

Preceding Donna in death were four sisters -Eleanor Andrews, Joyce Spencer, Lucille Vanguilder, and Lois Winkelbauer; and three brothers – Frank Miller, Clement Miller, Jr., and Sonny Miller. Surviving Donna in addition to her husband, Edwin, are three children – Edwin Yucha and his wife Beverly of Cambridge Springs; Teresa Bidwell and her husband, Daniel of Saegertown, and Jack Yucha of Cambridge Springs. Included are six grandchildren – Michael Yucha and his companion, Brooke Lyle, of Edinboro; Aaron Yucha of Cambridge Springs; Tyler Bidwell, and Derek Bidwell, both of Saegertown; Eric Yucha and his wife, Rachel of Thompson, OH; and Steven Yucha and his wife, Swana of Thompson, OH; and two sisters – Helen Hetrick of Cambridge Springs and Marian Loomis of Randolph, NY.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Tuesday morning at 11:00 at St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church in Cambridge Springs with Reverend David Poulson, pastor of the Church as Celebrant. Interment will be in Mitchell Cemetery.

Memorial gifts may be given to the Cambridge Springs Volunteer Fire Dept., 302 Venango Ave., Camb.Spgs. Or to the Cambridge Area Volunteer Ambulance Service, 202 Venango Ave., Cambridge Springs, PA 16403.