Donna M (Yerkes) Avery

April 14, 1958 ~ March 10, 2018 (age 59)

Donna M. Avery, of Woodridge, passed away on Saturday, March 10, 2018. She was 59.

She was the daughter of Gertrude E. Brown and the late Richard J. Yerkes, born on April 14, 1958 in Ellenville, NY.

Donna truly enjoyed her work in the nursing home as an Assistant Supervisor for Windgate at Ulster. In her free time she enjoyed being creative through arts and crafts; going to the movies with her grandchildren and shopping. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, sister, aunt and friend to all who knew her, she will be deeply missed.

She is survived by her devoted husband Edward; her daughters: Starr and Heather; grandchildren: Marisa, JP, Abigale, Kyleigh, Emma and Victoria; her mother Gertrude; her six siblings; as well as several nieces and nephews.

A visitation will be held from 12 to 2pm on Wednesday, March 14th at Loucks Funeral Home, 79 N. Main St. Ellenville, NY 12458. A funeral service will be held at 2pm at the funeral home. Pastor Cha will officiate. Burial will follow at Fantinekill Cemetery.

Arrangements under the direction of Loucks Funeral Home, for further information call 845-647-4343 or visit

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