|Birth: ||Sep. 13, 1958|
|Death: ||Sep. 3, 2007|
Burlington County Times - Browns Mills, NJ resident
Donna M. Dobbins, age 48 of Browns Mills, passed from this life Monday, September 3 at Virtua Memorial Hospital in Mount Holly after a short, but gallant battle with cancer. Born in Aliquippa, PA, she lived most of her life in
Tennessee and other states during her military career before moving to Browns Mills thirteen years ago.
Donna was a retired SMSGT with the US Air Force serving twenty-six years. She was proud to serve her country, from the conflict in Grenada to Operation Iraqi Freedom. She always gave 110% to the cause. Donna enjoyed training and mentoring the new Airmen and was always so proud of them when they succeeded. She was a true Airman in the greatest sense of the word. Donna was a member and Past Commander of VFW Post 6590 in Cookstown, a member of VFW Post 6590 Ladies Auxiliary and a Past Jr. Vice Commander of District #11. She meant so much to so many and her absence in our lives will be greatly missed.
Daughter of the late Max J. and Evelyn Dobbins. She is survived by a sister, Teresa Williams and husband Scott of Chesney, SC; a brother, Roger Dobbins and wife Teresa of Chattanooga, TN; a very special friend, Joel Montgomery of Wrightstown; a niece, Heather Penny and husband Josh of Chattanooga, TN; a nephew, Colton Dobbins of Chattanooga, TN; her great-nephews, Calaeb, Braeden, Camden, and Branson and many other friends.
Funeral services will be held on Monday, September 10 at 1:00 PM at McGuire AFB Chapel, 2503 East Arnold Avenue on McGuire AFB. Interment witl military honors will follow at the BGWCD Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Arneytown.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Donna's memory may be made to The Humane Society of the US, Mid-Atlantic Regional Office, 270 US Highway 206, Suite 303, Flanders, NJ 07836 or to Freedom Alliance, 22570 Markey Court, Suite 240, Dulles, VA 20166.
On September 3rd, so many of us lost this true friend, but the Lord received one of his future stars, we all know he will not be disappointed.
Funeral arrangements are under the direction of
the TILGHMAN FUNERAL HOME, 52 Main Street in New Egypt.
September 6, 2007 12:00 AM
Brig. Gen. Wm. C. Doyle Veterans Memorial Cemetery
New Jersey, USA
Plot: F 4043
Created by: Jo Bohony
Record added: Dec 26, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 23568455