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Donna Faye (Perkins) Elliott

May 29, 1942 ~ December 24, 2018 (age 76)

Donna Faye Elliott, 76, of Imperial, went home to the Lord, Monday, December 24, 2018.

She was born May 29, 1942 in McDonald; a daughter of the late Vernon Ross and Irene Victoria (Bennett) Perkins.

Mrs. Elliott was a member of the 1960 graduating class of Canon McMillian High School, graduating Salutatorian. She worked for H.J. Heinz USA in Pittsburgh as a Consumer Relations Manager for over 30 years. She then worked as teacher’s aide for West Allegheny. 

She was a member of the McDonald First Baptist Church, where she was a member of the choir and a former Trustee and Treasurer. She also was a member of Mary Chapter #24 of OES, PHA.

Mrs. Elliott enjoyed reading and having a glass of wine.

 She is survived by her husband Ken who she married on July 7, 1979.

Also surviving are two sons, Lance C. (Michelle) Dempster of Imperial and Chad (Benjara) Elliott of Columbia, SC; three sisters, Linda Perkins of McDonald, Kimberly (Janet) Perkins of Pittsburgh and Lisa Perkins-Khan of Columbia, MD; one brother, James (Connie) Perkins of Northampton; four grandchildren, Lance, Brandon and Jalen Dempster, and Zoey Elliott; and six great-grandchildren.

Deceased are two sisters, Ethel Edwards and Patricia Burnett; a brother, Vernon Joseph Perkins; and a grandson, Jordan Dempster.

Family will receive friends, Sunday, December 30, 2018 from 2-4 and 6-8 pm at Nation Funeral Home Inc., 220 E. Lincoln Ave., McDonald. Services will be held, Monday, December 31, 2018 at 11:00 am in the First Baptist Church, 141 N McDonald St., McDonald. Interment will follow in Robinson Run Cemetery. Online condolences, photos and additional information are available at

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