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Donna Jean (McDonald) Post

April 26, 1945 ~ February 7, 2021 (age 75)

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Donna Jean Post, age 75, of Colchester, passed away at Hartford Hospital on February 7, 2021 after a long illness.  Born on April 26, 1945 in Canton, CT, she was a daughter of the late Dale and Jean (Coch) McDonald.  Donna married her beloved husband Francis on September 7, 1974.  The couple made their home and raised their family in Colchester.  Donna worked as a Nanny for a local family for many years.  She was a devoted wife and mother who enjoyed knitting, watching TV Soaps, and snuggling with her pet cats, Apple and Pickles.  Donna will be sadly missed but always remembered with love by her husband Francis of 46 years; her children, Page Post of East Hampton, Seth Post of Andover, MA; two sisters, Carol Platt of Barkhamsted, Cheryl Brown of Canton; a grandson, Christopher Post of Colchester; and numerous extended family members and friends.  A celebration of Donna’s life with walk through calling hours, utilizing face covering and social distancing will be held on Thursday, February 11th from 2 – 5 pm at the Aurora-McCarthy Funeral Home 167 Old Hartford Rd., Colchester.  For online condolences, please visit

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February 11, 2021

2:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Aurora-McCarthy Funeral Home
167 Old Hartford Road
Colchester, CT 06415

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