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Donna Marie (Desilets) Horrigan

October 23, 1942 ~ September 11, 2022 (age 79)


Donna Marie Horrigan, passed away on September 11, 2022 surrounded by loving family after a brief illness. She was born to Vincent Desilets and Edna (Roy) Desilets in Holyoke, MA. She graduated from Precious Blood High School and received her nursing degree at Georgetown University. Her career included hospital nursing, physician office work, long term care and, for many years managed her husband’s medical practice. She concluded her career as a visiting nurse for several years. While doing that, she was a loving mother to her four children and always enjoyed their baseball, soccer and gymnastics games. She also enjoyed traveling and cruises. She was an active member of St. Peter and Saint Casmir Parish, serving as a lector and on the Parish Council, as well as volunteering in the Parish Soup Kitchen. She leaves Frank her loving husband of 58 years and four children-Dan and his wife Abby, John and his wife Dianne, Glen and his wife Christine and Leanne and her husband Fred, as well as nine grandchildren. She also leaves her sister Ann Mentz and her husband Robert and a brother Vincent Desilets and his wife Michelle. A Funeral Mass will be held on Friday at 11 AM in St Peters Church, State St. Westfield.  Burial will be held on Saturday, meeting at Firtion Adams Funeral Service at 10AM and traveling to Notre Dame Cemetery, South Hadley. Visiting hours will precede the Mass from 9-10:30 AM in Firtion Adams Funeral Service, 76 Broad St. Westfield, MA 01085. Donations in Donna’s name may be directed to the Sr. Caritas Cancer Center, 271 Carew St. Springfield, MA 01104.

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September 16, 2022

9:00 AM to 10:30 AM
Firtion Adams Funeral Home
76 Broad Street
Westfield, MA 01085

Funeral Mass
September 16, 2022

11:00 AM
St. Peters/St. Casmir's Church
34 State St
Westfield, MA 01085

September 17, 2022

Notre Dame Cem
63 Lyman St
South Hadley, MA 01075

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