Donna Lola Bressi


Ms. Donna Lola Bressi


Ms. Donna Lola Bressi of Glen Spey, NY died Saturday, September 5, 2020 at Bon Secours Community Hospital.  She was 60 years old.

She was born February 14, 1960 in Middletown, NY the daughter of the late Frank Purdy and Waltraud “Wally” Purdy.


A family statement read: Donna’s passing has left an empty space in our hearts. She was a special person, whose smiles, laughs and whole hearted love will forever be missed by so many. Throughout her life Donna cared for others, even when she was not feeling well, she would go out of her way to put other’s needs before her own. Her loving, thoughtful actions will live on in our memories.


Surviving are:

Mother Waltraud “Wally” Purdy

Sister: Dora Smith and her husband Floyd

Niece Christina Taylor and her husband Jonathan

Nephew Michael Smith and his wife Lisa

Grand niece: Nevaeh L. Taylor

Grand nephews: Gavin P. Taylor, Michael A. Smith and Joseph N. Smith

Uncle William Purdy and his wife Janette

Uncle Ziggy Woeckener and his wife Charlotte

Cousin Norman Purdy and his wife Barbara

Cousin Larry Purdy

Cousin Theresa Smith and her husband Don

Cousin Ziggy Woeckener

Cousin Sonja Conklin and her husband Greg

Cousin Randi Runnalls and her husband Robert

Cousin Richard Woeckener and his wife Karen

Cousin Butch Kohler and his wife Mary

Cousin Frank Kohler

Cousin Lena Barrett

Cousin Mona Hess

and Cousin Julia LaFleur


Visitation will be held at the Gray-Parker funeral Home, Inc. 100 E. Main St. Port Jervis, NY 12771 on Saturday, September 12, 2020 from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm.


Memorial services will be held at the funeral home on Saturday, September 12, 2020 at 12:00 pm.


Funeral arrangements are by the GRAY-PARKER FUNERAL HOME, 100 E. Main St., Port Jervis.845-856-5191.  For  more information, directions, or to leave a condolence note for the family, please visit