Obituary of Laurel Donate
Laurel Donate, 84, of DeLand, passed on July 26, 2018 at Halifax Health Hospice, Orange City. Mrs. Donate was born in Saginaw, Michigan and moved to this area from Miami in 1987. She was a retired RN and a teacher of Nursing with a Masters in Guidance Counseling. Laurel was a devoted Mother and a loving Grandmother/Great-grandmother. Survivors include one son, Lee R. (Tracy) Donate; granddaughter, Daisy Dawn Donate of Orlando; one daughter, Linda S. (Jim) Faires of Cocoa; granddaughter, Samantha (Mike) Winn, great-grandson, Connor Dalton Godwin, great-granddaughter, Adaline Grace Winn of Lake Helen and several nieces and nephews in Puerto Rico.
A Memorial Service will be held at Lankford Funeral Home in DeLand, on Saturday, August 11th, 2018 at One o’clock. In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be sent to: Nurses’ Health Study, 181 Longwood Avenue, 3rd Floor, Boston, Massachusetts, 02215 or to the American Cancer Society. Lankford Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.