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Donna Isaacson, 90, of Jamestown, died February 25, 2022 at UPMC Chautauqua. She was born on October 26, 1931 in Jamestown, the daughter of Donald Gesaman and Genevieve Whattler.

Besides being a mother, Donna worked as a secretary for Aarque Management Corporation. She was a member of the Gerry United Methodist Church and the Gerry Fireman’s Auxiliary. She loved camping and spending time with her family. Donna was a loving and caring soul. She was selfless, always thinking of others first. She was loved and will be deeply missed.

Donna is survived by her children: Gary (Barb) Isaacson, Marcia (Dan) Thorpe and Carol (Martin) Gawron; seven grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and her sisters: Nancy (Harold) Lewis and Leta (Bill) Berry. Several nieces and nephews also survive.

Donna was predeceased by her parents; her husband of 70 years, Carl Isaacson, whom she married in April 1952 and who died in March 1990; and his sister, Betty Luce.

Arrangements entrusted to Riccardi’s Jordan Funeral Home.

All services will be private.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Gerry United Methodist Church or Gerry Fire Department.

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