Donna Jean Kingsley, age 71, resident of 257 South Main Street, Cambridge Springs, PA died Tuesday, August 28, 2012 at Meadville Medical Center, Meadville, PA following an illness of almost two years. Born on July 13, 1941 in New Bethlehem, PA, Donna was a daughter of the late Ford J. Williams and Helen Stockdill Williams. She married John Lynn Kingsley on July 29, 1967 and he preceded her in death on January 6, 2003.

Kingsley, Donna JeanDonna graduated from Cambridge Springs High School with the Class of 1959 and then went to Erie Business College for the next two years receiving a degree in Business Administration. She then worked for Saegertown Components until 1967. Following her marriage, Donna became primarily a home maker, but held a number of jobs outside her home. For several years she answered the emergency phones for CAVAS and Cambridge Springs Volunteer Fire Department. She also worked at Colonial Crawford Park for a number of years registering campers there. In younger years, she also worked for the Golden Dawn Grocery in Cambridge Springs.

Donna was a member of Cambridge Area Volunteer Ambulance Service, the Cambridge Springs High School Booster Club, the Cambridge Springs American Legion Auxiliary and was affiliated with the Cambridge Springs First United Methodist Church. One of her past time pleasures was camping.

Donna is survived by four children – Tina Closky and her husband, Don of Cambridge Springs; John ‘Beezer’ Kingsley and his wife, Shani of Cambridge Springs; Michelle Fry and her husband, JR of Meadville; and Jenaya Kingsley of Edinboro; a stepdaughter – Debra Brink and her husband, Greg of Rapid City, SD; a sister – Joanne Dunlap of Townville; five grandchildren – Nick Johns, Katie Johns, Stephen Kingsley, Dustin Kingsley, and Zachary Kingsley. Also surviving are three step grandchildren – Greg, Scott, and Todd Brink and four step great grandchildren – Caleb, Noah, Ethan, and Eli Brink. Donna was preceded in death by her husband, John, of 36 years, and her parents.

Friends may call at the Van Matre Family Funeral Home in Cambridge Springs on Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9 and are invited to attend funeral services there on Friday at 11:00 a.m. Reverend Jeff Bobin, pastor of Cambridge Springs First United Methodist Church will officiate. Interment will take place at Mitchell Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be given to the National Kidney Foundation, 3109 Forbes Avenue, Suite 101, Pittsburgh, PA 15213 or to a charity of one?????s choice.