Donna J. (Gorton) Chase

Born: Wed., Mar. 5, 1930
Died: Sun., Sep. 17, 2017


3:00 PM to 5:00 PM, Wed., Sep. 20, 2017
Location: Nelson Funeral Home & Cremation Services

Funeral Service

5:00 PM Wed., Sep. 20, 2017
Location: Nelson Funeral Home & Cremation Services

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Donna Jean Chase, 87, of Pittsfield, PA, went to be with the Lord on Sunday morning, September 17, 2017 at the Rouse Home.

She was born March 5, 1930, a daughter to the late Gilbert and Emma (Dyer) Gorton. Earlier in life, Donna attended the Youngsville Free Methodist Church and more recently, enjoyed watching Sunday services on the television. She liked to read and watch the hummingbirds. Her greatest joy in life was her family; she always loved family gatherings and cookouts.

Donna is survived by six sons, Randal R. (Gloria) Chase of Warren, PA, Stephen W. (Linda) Chase of Youngsville, PA, Michael E. (Patti) Chase of Garland, PA, Douglas A. (Chrissie) Chase of Pittsfield, PA, Mark D. (Darla) Chase of Garland, PA and Dale A. (Lori) Chase of Garland, PA; three brothers, Robert (Nancy) Gorton of Clarendon, PA, Garnet (Frances) Gorton of Wrightsville, PA and Jay (Jeri) Gorton of Youngsville, PA; 14 Grandchildren and 24 Great-Grandchildren.

In addition to her parents, Donna was preceded in death by her husband, Arnold Richard Chase who passed away August 27, 2012; a brother, Gilbert Gorton and a grandson, Ric Chase.

Family and friends are invited to call on Wednesday, September 20, 2017 at the Nelson Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 314 North Main Street, Youngsville, PA 16371, from 3:00-5:00pm at which time a funeral service will be held there with Rev. Timothy Olsen, pastor of the Garland Presbyterian Church, officiating. Burial will take place at a later date in the Riverside Cemetery.

Memorial donations may be made to Hospice of Warren County, PO Box 68, Warren, PA 16365 or to Boys Town, 14100 Crawford Street, Boys Town, NE 68010.

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Kevin & Pam Martin
   Posted Mon September 18, 2017
To the entire Chase family,

We were so sorry to hear of your loss, you are all in our thoughts and prayers.


Kevin & Pam Martin

Barb Greenlund
   Posted Mon September 18, 2017
Lori, Dale and all of your family. We are so sorry to learn of the loss of your Mom and a great Garland gal. I always enjoyed my visits with her at the office. We will keep you all in our prayers. Barb Stec Greenlund

Allen & Debbie Henry
   Posted Mon September 18, 2017
Mike, Patti, Steve, Linda, and all the Chase family,
So sorry for your loss. We pray that God will help you through this difficult time. Remember the good memories from all the years your mom was with you.

debbie mcmahon
   Posted Mon September 18, 2017
i am sorry for your families loss she was a great person and will be missed

Erma Blystone
   Posted Tue September 19, 2017
Dale and Lori and family,
So sorry for the loss of your Mother. You are in my thoughts and prayers. Hugs.

Leo and Cindy Sibble
   Posted Wed September 20, 2017
We are so sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time.

Scott, Mark, Cheryl, Jeff, & Leann
   Posted Wed September 20, 2017
Your Mother was always so proud of each of you. Family was very important to her. Those we love don't go away, They have a place in our heart forever. We are sorry for your loss.

Tammy Perkins
   Posted Thu September 21, 2017
Randy & Gloria and entire family,
My family is so sorry to hear of your loss. Prayers and condolences to all of you.

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