Silvia, Donna Dee, Saginaw, Michigan


Passed away Wednesday, May 09, 2012 at Covenant – Harrison. Age 93 years. Donna Dee Goutremout was born on February 11, 1919 to the late Charles and Jerusha (Colwell) Goutremout. She married Raymond John Silvia on September 20, 1947. He predeceased her on January 29, 1977. Donna was a member of St. Stephen Catholic Church and the League of Catholic Women. She also enjoyed her involvement with the Saginaw Seniors Retirees Club and volunteering at the Saginaw Rescue Mission and at the Pines Convalescent home. In her later years, Donna enjoyed visiting relatives, especially spending time with her great-nephew Brian O’Curran and his family in Romeo, Michigan where she had many friends. Left to cherish Donna’s memory are her nieces: Mary Ellen O’Curran and Diane (Rich) Holly, both of Saginaw, MI, Nancy (Jerry) Staffieri of Staten Island, NY, Sandra Osterloh of Rapid City, MI, and Marlene (Jim) McArthur of Nisswa, MN; several great nephews and nieces; and her dear friend and neighbor, Grace Gensky. She was preceded in death by her sister, Doris (Otto) Gross of Traverse City, MI. Funeral Liturgy will take place on Saturday, May 12, 2012 at 9:30 a.m. at St. Stephen Catholic Church, 1310 Malzahn St. Rev. Fr. James G. Heller will officiate with Rite of Committal at Roselawn Cemetery. Friends are welcome to visit at Deisler Funeral Home, 2233 Hemmeter Road (off State), on Friday from 4:00-9:00 p.m. and on Saturday at the church from 9:00 a.m. until the time of Mass. A Vigil service will take place at the funeral home on Friday at 7:00 p.m. In Lieu of flowers those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider memorials to St. Stephen Catholic Church. Please share your thoughts and memories with Donna’s family at the funeral home, church, or through www.deislerfuneralhome.com.