Donna A. Hildreth (born Seely)

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Gender: Female

Date of Death: November 26, 2008

Death Place: Hilliard, OH

Donna A. (Seely) Hildreth

HILDRETH Donna A. (Seely) Hildreth, 64, of Hilliard, passed peacefully at Kobacker House surrounded with all the love of her family. Her nine plus years of fighting cancer head on, was epitomized by her positive attitude, continuing sense of humor, and her love of life, family, friends and church, where she was a lifetime member of the West Park United Methodist Church. She graduated from Central High School (61), was a member of Charity Newsies where she volunteered until it wasn’t feasible, and she retired from Hydraulic and Air Controls in 2001. She was a very smart woman who could spin a tale and make you feel like you were right in the middle of it. Her determination showed how much she loved life, but her real pride and joy were her children and grandchildren.

Preceded in death by father Emmett R. Seely. Survived by her doting husband, Paul Hildreth; mother, Eva Seely; son, Craig (Linda) Hildreth; daughter, Traci (Alan) Cross; grandson, Brandon Mather; granddaughters, Brogan Mather and Megan Cross; brother, Kenneth (Donna) Seely; and many other family members.

Friends may call Friday from 4-8 p.m. at THE TIDD FUNERAL HOME, 5265 Norwich St., Hilliard, where a funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday with Rev. Jeff Julien officiating. Interment Green Lawn Cemetery. Friends who wish may contribute to West Park United Methodist Church, 89 West Park Ave., Columbus, OH 43222 or Kobacker House, 3595 Olentangy River Rd., Columbus, OH 43214.

Published in The Columbus Dispatch, (OH) – November 28, 2008, Page: 06C