January 6, 1942 - October 1, 2014
Donna Lou (Baird) Paoletti, 72, of Worthington, passed away Wednesday, October 1, 2014 in her home.
She was born January 6, 1942 in Mutual, Ohio the daughter of Donald J. and Gladys Lucile (Stradling) Baird.
Donna retired from the Department of Defense and The Ohio State University Sports Medicine. She loved sports and was known for her ‘heart of gold’.
She is survived by her son, Scott Paoletti; grandson, Kevin Burchett; sister, Phyllis (Dale) Hill; brother-in-law, James Ream; 2 nieces and a nephew.
Donna was preceded in death by her parents and her sisters, Susan Dawn Baird and Ann Baird Ream.
A gathering of family and friends will be held from 12 – 2 PM on Wednesday, October 8, 2014 in the SKILLMAN, MCDONALD & VERNON Funeral Home, Mechanicsburg. A graveside service will follow at 2:30 PM in Fairview Cemetery, Mutual with Pastor Ken Woode officiating.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart of Association, Ohio Valley Affiliate, PO Box 163549, Columbus, OH 43216. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.vernonfh.com
Kevin and Family,
We are so sorry for your loss. We know how much Donna meant to you. We will keep you in our prayers