Mrs. Donna Buley, 59 years old, of State Hwy. 29, St. Johnsville, died Wednesday at Ellis Hospital. She was born November 15, 1952, in Little Falls, a daughter of the late Richard and Bernice McFee Kretser. Donna was a graduate of St. Johnsville Central School and a lifelong area resident. Her employment included Kasson & Keller of Fonda. Donna was of the Methodist faith.
She enjoyed the time spent with her husband on their motorcycle. She loved baking for family and friends.
Donna is survived by her husband, Michael D. Buley, whom she married July 2, 1976. She is also survived by her sisters, Joyce Darrow of Fultonville and Deborah Fowler of Amsterdam; her brother, Jason Kretser of Fort Plain; her aunt, Joan Rentz of Bronson, Texas; nieces, nephews and cousins. Donna was predeceased by her daughter, Wendy Ann.
A graveside funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday at Ephratah Rural Cemetery. There will be no calling hours. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Betz, Rossi & Bellinger Family Funeral Home, Amsterdam. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Donna's family to help with her medical expenses. "Please sign our guestbook at www.brbsfuneral.com."