Donna L. Whitman

Mrs. Whitman

Mrs. Donna L. Whitman, age 69, of Gloversville, formerly of Northville, passed peacefully Sunday evening, May 5, 2019, with her loving family by her side.

She was born February 25, 1950, in Amsterdam, to the late June A. Lair. Donna attended Gloversville schools. She retired from Northville Central School.

Donna had a love for many things especially her grandchildren. She was very hardworking and always needed to stay busy.

She is survived by her loving husband of 44 years, Richard (Dick) M. Whitman; daughters, Wendy A. Whitman-Olson (William) and Bobbi-Jo Whitman; grandchildren, Lily L. Whitman and Camdyn M. Perkins; sisters, Roxanne Lair and Caroline Wotachek (George); brothers, Wayne Lair Sr. (Debbie), Richard Lair (Ellen), Jack Lair, Robert Lair (Terrie), Donald Lair (Missy). Many nieces, nephews and cousins also survive. Donna was predeceased by her stepfather, Francis Lair Sr.; sister, Annie Lair; and brother, Francis (Junior) Lair Jr.

Per Donna’s wishes, there will be no calling hours or service. Cremation will take place.

Memorial contributions may be made to: The American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 22478, Oklahoma City, OK 73123. Arrangements are under the direction and care of the Northville Funeral Home. Condolences may be made to the family online at