Dona (Barrows) Woodhead

Dona Lee (Barrows) Woodhead

1935 - 2019

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Dona Lee Barrows Woodhead, age 84, passed away on July 9, 2019 in the town of Canandaigua NY.

Dona was born in Fulton NY on February 26, 1935 to the parents of Donald E and Dorthy S Barrows. She graduated from the University of Buffalo as a registered nurse and participated with one of the first cardiac teams at Strong Memorial Hospital. After moving to Winter Haven FL she was employed by Gessler Clinic, working with Dr. Alan Gasner for over 20 years.

Dona was known for her love of reading, the beach, flowers, tennis, and sports cars. She was a spunky free spirited lady with a unique sense of style and a strict adherence to social etiquette.

Dona is survived by one daughter Kimberly Woodhead and husband Donald Riesenberger, one son Michael Woodhead and wife Nicole, one brother William Barrows and wife Jean and grandchildren Jordan Riesenberger, Kathryn, Christopher and Elizabeth Woodhead.

A memorial service will be held July 27th at 4pm at Bristol Springs Free Church Naples NY (6481 County Road 12).