Donna E. Wurtz, 74, LaFargeville

LAFARGEVILLE, NY —  Donna E. Wurtz, 74, LaFargeville, passed away Sunday evening, Aug. 23, 2020, at her home under the care of her family and Hospice of Jefferson County.

Born July 1, 1946 in Amityville, NY, the daughter of Joseph and Armida Smith Krauss, she graduated in 1964 from Mepham High School.

On Sept. 7, 1968, she married in the Town of Bellmore. The marriage ended in divorce.

Donna worked as a dental assistant for Dr. Schoenfield in Watertown after moving to LaFargeville. She also worked as an information operator for a Telephone company, assistant manager of a catalog store and also took care of wayward court appointed children through Catholic Charities helping fifteen children through the years.

She is survived by her loving son Matthew and his wife Dawn Wurtz, her loving daughter Marissa Hyde of LaFargeville; her grandchildren, Ryan and Shania Wurtz, Kyle Wurtz, Camden Wurtz, Alyssa Wurtz and a great-granddaughter, Lucy Jane Wurtz.

She was predeceased by her parents and her brother John Krauss.

As per her request, her body will be cremated.

Arrangements are with Johnson Funeral Home, Dexter.

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