Donna T. Chambers passed away on August 12, 2018 at home.
She was born in West Chester, PA to the late Robert H. and Jane (Messner) Taylor. Donna married Marshall (Buff) Chambers, Jr. on May 15, 1971.
She attended various West Chester area schools. She was a member of Limestone Presbyterian Church since 1979. Donna worked for Wyeth Laboratories, Inc. in West Chester as a library assistant until her marriage and moved to Wilmington. She worked for Sears Roebuck for 27 years: 11 at the Kirkwood Highway store in various departments and 16 years at the Wilmington Fashion Merchandise Distribution Center in the shipping office. She retired in 2007. Donna also worked as a part-time receptionist for 3 ½ years after her retirement from Sears. She volunteered at her daughter’s elementary school library and at Delaware Humane Association for 6 years. Her interests included books, animals, antiques, gardening and Broadway shows. She especially enjoyed family gatherings, travels to various locations in the United States and summer vacations with her husband and daughter to Delaware beaches and the New Jersey shore.
Donna was predeceased by her parents, daughter, Elizabeth C. Swiatek, father-in-law, Marshall B. Chambers and mother-in-law, Doris A. Chambers. She is survived by her husband, brother and sister–in-law, Robert Glenn and Gretchen Taylor, brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Donald B. Chambers and Marian Sipler, son-in-law, Theodore J. Swiatek, nephews: Robert E. (Bonnie), Brian A. (Lauren), David J. (Kiersten) Taylor, Grant and Marshall Chambers. She is also survived by numerous great-nephews and nieces, cousins and friends.
Friends may call on Saturday, August 25, 2018 from 10:00-11:00 a.m. at the McCrery & Harra Funeral Home, 3710 Kirkwood Highway, Wilmington, DE where a memorial service will follow at 11:00 a.m. Burial will be private at Limestone Presbyterian Church Memorial Garden. Instead of flowers, contributions in Donna's name may be made to Delaware Humane Association, 701 A Street, Wilmington, DE 19801 or the charity of your choice.