Donna J. Fritchman

Donna Jane Fritchman, 82, of Chatham, passed away  Thursday, March 25, 2021 at Memorial Medical Center.

She was born September 3, 1938, in Jacksonville, the daughter of Howard and Audrey Emmabelle (McDonald) DeOrnellas. She married Robert “Bob” Fritchman in 1987. He preceded her in death in 2020. 

Donna worked for Van Pickerill & Sons Liquor Distributors for 23 years until her retirement in 1980. She then worked as an office manager at her son, Dr. Timothy Lonergan’s, dental office for 16 years retiring in 2006. 

She is survived by her sons, Michael Lonergan of Missouri, Dr. Tim (Vanessa) Lonergan of Springfield, John Bozis of Colorado and Todd (Jocelyn) Wheeler of Colorado; stepson, Kent (Connie) Fritchman of Rochester; stepdaughter, Stacy (Bob) Barnett of Springfield; six grandchildren; three great-grandchildren and brother, Rick (Toni) Billbe.

Cremation was provided by Butler Cremation Tribute Center. 

Private family ceremonies will be held. 

Memorials may be made to American Heart Association, Greater Midwest Affiliate Memorials and Tributes, 3816 Paysphere Circle, Route 3, Chicago, IL, 60674. 

Butler Funeral Home, Chatham was in charge of arrangements.