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Donna Jean Nixon

March 12, 1932 — September 29, 2020

Donna Jean Nixon, age 88 of Chartiers Township Washington passed away peacefully at her home on Tuesday, September 29, 2020. She was born March 12, 1932 in Houston, PA., a daughter of the late Roy and Edna Champ Wylie.

Donna graduated from Chartiers-Houston High School in 1950. She was a lifelong member of the First United Presbyterian Church in Houston.  Donna’s life was centered around her family. She enjoyed traveling around visiting family members. Her grandchildren and great-grandchildren were the lights of her life, always lifting her up. She also enjoyed reading and crocheting.

Left behind to cherish her memory are her husband of 68 years and high-school sweetheart Roger Nixon; son Roger P. Nixon Jr., and his wife Kimberly of Washington; daughter Robin Bauer and her husband James of Claysville; son-in-law Robert Kenny of Prescott Valley, AZ; grandchildren Jaime (Jason) Anderson, Rick (Kerri) Bauer, Janelle (Mike) Belvin, Amber (Nathan) Kottner, Meghan (Brandon) Brown, Stephen and Caitlyn Kenny and 13 great-grandchildren.

Donna was the last of her immediate family. Deceased in addition to her parents are her daughter Rhonda Kenny who passed away on March 5, 2020;  brothers George “Bud” Wylie, James Wylie and Donald Wylie and sisters Margaret Roach, Ida Mae Wylie, Jane Grassler and Marlene Thomas.

Friends and family are welcome from 2-4 and 6-8 pm Friday, October 2, 2020 in Salandra Funeral and Cremation Services, Inc., Joseph P. Salandra LFD owner/supervisor 304 West Pike Street Canonsburg 724-745-8120 where funeral services will be held at 12:00 pm Saturday, October 3, 2020. Interment will follow in Forest Lawn Gardens, McMurray.

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and state mandated rules, everyone must wear a mask in the funeral home.

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