Donna Jean Johnson (Tompkins), 70, passed away peacefully in her
home on October 15, 2021. Born in Catskill on May 24, 1951, Donna
was the oldest daughter of the late Clifford and Rachel Phyllis
Tompkins (Ferriere) of New Baltimore.
Donna graduated in 1970 from Ravena-Coeymans-Selkirk
High School. After graduation she worked as a receptionist,
secretary, and administration assistant before becoming a loving
stay at home mom.
Donna loved the arts and was very artistic. She loved to
sing, draw, paint, and write. Donna also really enjoyed the outdoors
and could regularly be found conversing with friends or family at
the park, river, lake, or beach.
Donna is survived by her son Jeremy (Barbara); two
grandchildren, Isabel and Logan; sisters, Joyce Irwin (Tompkins),
Darlene Reilly (Tompkins); and 14 nieces and nephews. Donna was
predeceased by her son, Brent Dean Johnson.
A celebration of life will be held at the Cornell Hook
and Ladder, New Baltimore, on Sunday October 24, 2021 from 1-4 PM.