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Donna H. Brush, 78

August 6, 2013

Donna H. Brush, 78, of Brookville, died Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2013, at McKinley Health Center.

She was born Aug. 23, 1934, in Jefferson County, a daughter of the late Willam Harrison "Buff" Harriger and Catherine Prythena (Troutman) Harriger.

On July 16, 1952, she married James Barr Brush. He preceded her in death on Jan. 26, 1999.

Donna was a member of the Brookville Church of God.

She was also a member of the Eastern Star and Laurelbrooke Auxiliary.

Mrs. Brush was a devoted wife, and tenderly cared for her husband after he became ill.

She was a loving mother and grandmother. She was a wonderful cook and enjoyed cooking for her family.

Her enjoyments were playing cards for many years in Card Club and reading.

She is survived by five sons, Stephen M. Brush, William R. Brush, James "Bud" Brush, II and wife Lori, L. Scott Brush and wife Diana, and John A. Brush and wife Tammey, all of Brookville; 11 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; one brother, Roy Harriger and wife Evelyn of Ohio; and two sisters, Melissa J. "Betty" Brosious of Brookville and Phyllis Reinard and husband Howard of Knox Dale.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; five brothers, Frank, William Louis, Leonard Russell, Harold and Alfred Harriger; and four sisters, Ann Whitehill, Patricia Harriger, Deborah Harriger and Jolene Mitchell.

Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 8, 2013, at Brenda D. Shumaker Funeral Home, Inc., 153 Jefferson St., Brookville.

A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, Aug. 9, 2013, at the Church of God, officiated by Pastor Henry Scoff.

A private interment will follow at Brookville Cemetery.

Memorial donations may be made in Donna's memory to the Church of God, Aseracare Hospice or to the American Cancer Society.

Online condolences may be made at www.shumakerfh.com.

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