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Obituary for Donna Turrell (Weik)

Donna (Weik) Turrell, 80, of Pittsfield, MA, passed away peacefully at her home surrounded by family on September 28, 2023.

Donna was born on April 11, 1943 in Torrington, CT to parents Jacob and Grace (Raymond) Weik. She is predeceased by her longtime partner, Gene Barnes and two sisters, Frances (Weik) Palmer and Joan Cunningham. Donna is survived by another sister, Barbara Rivers.

She is survived by her children, Jary Turrell and wife, Jean of Bradenton, FL, Stacey Rotti of Adams, MA, Sean Turrell and wife Denise of Pittsfield, MA, and Jeremy Barnes and wife Erica of Lanesboro, MA. Seven grandchildren, Brianna Gendron, Kristen Kerr, Macie Turrell, Kaylie Turrell, Frank Rotti, Megan Rotti, and Caleb Barnes. Three great-grandchildren, Lukas Gendron, Emma Gendron, and Aubrey Kerr.

Donna enjoyed spending time with her family. She loved camping and following NASCAR. She also enjoyed going bowling with Gene, baking, reading, going to the ocean and spending time with her friends where she resides here in Pittsfield.

Calling hours will be held Thursday, October 5, 2023 from 4 to 7 p.m. at Dery Funeral Home, 54 Bradford St, Pittsfield. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in her name to the Berkshire Humane Society in care of the funeral home.