Donna Lee Alkire, 65, of Blairsville, died Friday, March 28, 2008, at Excela Health Latrobe Hospital. She was born March 18, 1943 in Latrobe, the daughter of the late Maurice Alkire and Sophia H. Kubinec Alkire. Donna was of the Methodist faith. She was retired from Torrance State Hospital as an aide. She is survived by a daughter, Peggy Su, Blairsville; brother Timothy, Indiana; a niece, Stacy Lee Simmons and husband Dave, Shelocta; nephews, Shawn McCune and wife Lorraine, Greenfield, Ind., and Shayne McCune and wife Rebecca, New Alexandria; and great-nieces and nephews Amy, Sarah and Matthew McCune, Deanna McCune, Casey, Zack and Jamie Simmons. She was preceded in death by sister Dorothy McCune; nephew Shevin McCune; and an infant brother. Friends were received at James F. Ferguson Funeral Home, where funeral services were held Tuesday with Rev. Terry Shaffer officiating. Interment was in Blairsville Cemetery.
(Obituary from The Blairsville Dispatch, Blairsville, Pa. 04-04-2008)