Published 10:09 am Wednesday, February 24, 2016

Carol Donini

Jan. 30, 1935 — Feb. 22, 2016

Carol Donini, 81, of Portsmouth, went to be with her Lord and Savior on Monday, Feb. 22, 2016, at the SOMC Hospice Center. She was born Jan. 30, 1935, in Mechanicsburg, a daughter of the late Earl Cecil Borders Sr. and Irma Marie Perry Caskey.

A 1953 graduate of Ashland (KY) High School, Carol was retired from U.S. Bank where she worked as a manager for many years. She was also an active member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church where she served as a Eucharistic minister.

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Surviving are her son, Roger Lee (Nita) Donini II, of Lucasville; her daughter, Lisa Dawne (Gerry) Tackett, of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina; one brother, Earl Borders Jr., of Ashland; 10 grandchildren, Billy Collett, Gavin Wolfe, Kyra, Kerstyn, Taryn, Trevon, Karyssa and Tory Donini, Ryan (Kayla) Tackett and Rachel (Chuck) Walker; and three great-grandchildren, Zachary Collett, Flynn Tackett and Matthew Walker.

In addition to her parents, two brothers, Harold and Paul Borders, also preceded her in death.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10 a.m. Friday at St. Mary’s Catholic Church with the Rev. Adam Streitenberger officiating and interment in Greenlawn Cemetery.

The family will receive friends at the Ralph F. Scott Funeral Home in Portsmouth Thursday from 4-7 p.m., followed immediately by a wake service.

Memorial contributions may be made to SOMC Hospice, 2201-25th St., Portsmouth, OH 45662.

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