Donna J. Shmigalsky, 82, of Connellsville, passed away on Sunday November 29, 2020 at Excela Westmoreland Hospital.
She was born September 15,1938 in Normalville, a daughter of the late Irvin and Emma Jane (Nicolo) Nicholson.
Donna was a graduate of Connellsville Senior High School in the Class of 1957. She was employed through Anchor Hocking Glass as a selector for 38 years until her retirement.
She was a member of St. John the Evangelist Roman Catholic Church, Connellsville and was the past president of St. John’s Christian Mothers.
Donna is survived by her husband of 58 years, Michael J. Shmigalsky; children, Michael Shmigalsky Jr. of New Brighton, Mark Shmigalsky of Turtle Creek and Marty Shmigalsky of Connellsville; sister, Sandra Brooks of Connellsville; brother, Wayne Nicholson and wife Pat of Normalville and numerous nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents, Donna was preceded in death by her son, Matthew Shmigalsky (1992) and brothers, Irvin Nicholson, Jr, Donald Nicholson and Wendell “Bub” Nicholson.
Family and friends will be received in the PAUL G. FINK FUNERAL HOME, INC. 418 North Pittsburgh Street Connellsville, PA 15425 on Wednesday from 2pm – 8pm.
Additional visitation will be held on Thursday from 9am until 10:30am when Prayers of Transfer will be held.
A Mass of Christian Burial will immediately follow at St. John the Evangelist R.C. Church, Connellsville at 11am with Rev. Fr. Paul Lisik as Celebrant.
Committal will follow at St. John R.C. Cemetery, Connellsville.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made in Donna’s name to St. John the Evangelist Roman Catholic Church, Connellsville - 116 S 2nd St, Connellsville, PA 15425 or the American Heart Association - PO Box 417005 Boston, MA 02241-7005.
In following with Covid-19 restrictions and guidelines, the family requests masks are to be worn and social distancing guidelines are to be followed during visitation and funeral services.
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