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Donna J. Cox

May 18, 1943 ~ September 8, 2020 (age 77)


Donna J. Cox, 77, of Quaker Valley Road, Alum Bank, went to be with her Lord and Savior on Tuesday, September 8, 2020 as a result of an auto accident in Taylor Twp., Blair  County.

Ms. Cox was born in Canonsburg, PA on May 18, 1943, daughter of the late Lawrence and Margaret Vera (Brinkman) Cox.

Donna is survived by Brother- Richard husband of  Janet Cox, Oakdale; Aunt-Beulah Devos; Uncle- William Stewart husband of  Eleanor,  Uncle Raymond Brinkman; Nephew- Jason husband of  Christina, Coral Springs, FL; Great-nephew Jordan.  Donna was preceded in death by her parents and Nephew- Eric Wayne Cox.

She attended Nyak College and Crown College in Minnesota where she earned her BS in Communications and later went on to earn her Masters from California University of PA.

Donna retired from Chestnut Ridge School District after 32 years of teaching. She was a member of Chestnut Ridge Education Association, Pennsylvania State Education Association, National Education Association and PSAR.

She was a former EMT for Chestnut Ridge Ambulance.

Donna was a member of Bedford Christian and Missionary Alliance Church.

Donna was an independent woman who touched the lives of many, she will be greatly missed by all who loved and knew her.

A private viewing will be held at Jack H. Geisel Funeral Home, Inc., Pleasantville.

A Graveside Service at Robinson Run Cemetery, McDonald, PA will be held at 2:00PM on Monday, September 14th  with Pastor Steve Egbert officiating. Masks are suggested and we ask that you please practice social distancing.

Interment at Robinson Run Cemetery, McDonald, PA.

A Memorial Service will be held at a later date at the Bedford Christian and Missionary Alliance Church.

Memorial contributions may be  given to the Great Commission Fund of the Christian and Missionary Alliance Church directed to the Bedford Church and they will send said gifts through proper channels.

Online condolences may be made at

Arrangements entrusted to Jack H. Geisel Funeral Home, Inc., Pleasantville.

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Graveside Service
September 14, 2020

2:00 PM
Graveside Service (Robinson Run Cemetery, PA)

Memorial Service
September 26, 2020

11:00 AM
Bedford Christian Missionary Church
9391 Lincoln Hwy
Bedford, PA 15522

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