SHARON, Pennsylvania (MyValleyTributes) – Donna L. Crosby passed away peacefully at 3:14 a.m. on Thursday July 21, 2022 in her Sharon home after an extended illness. She was 80 years old.

Mrs. Crosby was born on April 1, 1942 in Sharon, Pennsylvania to John Garrett and Edna (Allen) Johnson. 

She attended West Middlesex Schools. 

She was also a loyal and faithful member since 1997 of Greater Mount Zion Church of God in Christ, Farrell.

Donna was a local business woman, owning and operating Crosby’s Personal Care Home, a business in which she began to give persons with disabilities a safe, loving home with a family environment. 

For 44 years, she was the wife of her best friend, Johnnie Joe “John” Crosby, who passed away on April 4, 2008. They were married on May 16, 1963.

She is survived by her daughters, Edna M. Keck of Sharon, Carol (Kip) Thomas of West Middlesex, Donna (Tom) Bobby of Sharpsville and April Williams (Leon Reid) of Sharon, Pennsylvania; a son, William “Bill” (Terri) Keck; sisters, Sara Lock, Joyce Craig and Ruth Bewley; brothers, Frank Johnson and Tom Johnson; several grandchildren and a great-grandchild.

She is preceded in death by her parents; husband; son-in-law, Charles Williams; several brothers and sisters; a grandson, Mathew Sternthal and a great-granddaughter, Haylei Keck.

Friends may call Tuesday, July 26, 2022 from 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 pm. in the Sherman Funeral Home, 2201 Highland Road, Hermitage where funeral services will begin at 12:00 p.m.

Internment will take place in Morefield Cemetery

To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Donna L. (Johnson) Crosby, please visit our floral store.

A television tribute will air Sunday, July 24 at the following approximate times: 8:58 a.m. on FOX and 9:58 p.m. on MyYTV.