Donna Guthrie

Guthrie- Peacefully surrounded by her loving family at St. Joseph’s Hospice, Sarnia on Wednesday August 16, 2017. Donna Joyce Guthrie, age 82 yrs. of Courtright. Loving partner of 29 years to Don Sheffield. Much loved mother of Shelley Guthrie (Gord Dale), Kelly Smalls and mother-in-law of Sandra Guthrie all of Courtright. Step-mother of Wendy Whitcroft (Jamie Boughner) of London. Treasured grandmother of Jared, Kaitlyn, Daniel and Amber (Jake Taylor) and step-grandmother of Maghan, Wyatt, Cassie and Danielle. Loving great-grandmother of Ariella Guthrie and Avalynn and step-great-grandmother of Logan. Donna will be lovingly remembered by; her sisters, Connie Poulson (John) of Windsor, Dianne Storey (Al) of Corunna and Karen Cervellero (Paul) of Pennsylvania; sisters-in-law, Barb Little and Betty Cook and by special friends, Bev Ingles, Jackie Simmons and Bernice Burns. She was predeceased by; her husband, James Guthrie (1987); her sons, Bob Guthrie (1998) and Ron Guthrie (1998) and by her brothers, Gerry Little (2007) and Wayne Little (1991). Friends will be received at the Knight Funeral Home, 588 St. Clair Parkway Corunna, on Monday August 21, 2017 from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. A celebration of life will take place at the Corunna Legion on Tuesday August 22, 2017 from 5-8 p.m. Cremation has already taken place and a private family service will be held. In lieu of flowers sympathy may be expressed through memorial donations to the St. Joseph’s Hospice, Sarnia or to the charity of one’s choice. Messages and condolences may be left online @ Knight 519-862-2845.

Visitation Information

Monday August 21, 2017 from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m.


St. Joseph's Hospice Charity of One's Choice

Funeral Date

Celebration of Life at the Corunna Legion Tuesday August 22, 2017 from 5-8 p.m.

33 thoughts on “Donna Guthrie”

  1. Condolences to the family. Donna was such a wonderful Lady and everyone she met became her friend. She will always be lovingly remembered.

  2. Betty & Lee-Anne Little, Jody and Graham Worsnop

    Sending our sincere condolences to the family. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all during this very difficult time. Aunt Donna was very loving and caring and had amazing generosity towards others, she will be forever missed.

  3. Kelly and Shelly
    Im so sorry to here of your mom’s passing… I’m thinking of everyone on these hard days and will see you when I get home from Manitoulin Island… Love you !!!! Chris

  4. Tracy Cox (Steele)

    My thoughts are with you all in this very difficult time.
    I never got to thank her for coming to see my mom when she was ill. It meant a lot

  5. Simone and Scott McLachlan

    Sending our deepest comdolesences. We were so grateful to have had Donna in our lives. I will forever miss our talks, friendship, he laugh and advice she would give me. She always knew how to make me feel better even when I have had a stressful day. She always made me feel like family and became a big part of my life. She was never happier then when she was talking about her kids and grandkids! She was so proud of everyone! I will treasure the time and recipes that she gave me and will always think of her when I am canning from her recipes! Heaven gained an angel and I know that she will always be looking over each of us!
    Love Simone and Scott

  6. So sorry to hear of Donna’s passing. I really enjoyed seeing her at No Frills and our short chats. She will be missed. Thinking of you all at this difficult time.

  7. Darlene and Doug Riddoch

    So very shocked to learn of Donna’s death. She was a great lady who always took the time to stop and have a chat with us. She will be missed by all who had the privilege of knowing her.
    Please accept our deepest and most heartfelt sympathy.
    Sincerely, Darlene and Doug Riddoch.

  8. Donna touched many people through her kind and loving ways, she will be greatly missed by all. I have many memories of her at family gatherings. She was always ready to have a good time and a laugh. She had a generous spirit and always brought many home made goodies for us to share. She would go out of her way to make you feel cherished and loved. She was a very special lady and losing her will be heart felt by all. Donna you will be forever in our hearts and your memory will be treasured.

    Sincere condolences from the
    McLachlan Family and
    Vera Boughner.

  9. Orrin and I were so sorry to learn of Donna’s untimely passing. Our sincere sympathy to the families. May your memories sustain you through this difficult time.

  10. My Sincerest Condolences To Donna’s Family.It has been quite a long time since I heard that name but I used to babysit for her many years ago.Her recent Family may not remember me but her Family and Betty Cook would remember me. my name is Delana (Lannie) B arnhardt my parents were Shirley and Dave Barnhardt. R.I.P. Sweet Donna

  11. john david parker

    sorry for your loss she was a great lady who endured some down times in her thoughts and prayers are with your family. be strong as she was. lv to all percy

  12. So sorry to hear about Donna,IT was a blessing that she was able to attend the weeding. Our through and prayers are with you at this sad time.

  13. Mary Ellen Moloy

    Dear Shelly & Kelly, please accept my deepest sympathies on the loss of your amazing mom, Donna. She will always have a special place in my heart and I am so glad I got to see her last September on Stag Island. She, Bev and a few friends were enjoying a girls week and I was lucky enough to cross paths. You are lucky to have such great memories – hold them close. Love, Mary Ellen

  14. Wendy & Gus Swanson

    Our deepest sympathy to all our dear friends and family for the loss of Donna. We are thinking of you all at this very sad time. May God Bless you all. Wendy & Gus Swanson

  15. Barrie and Shirley Martin

    Don and Family..Our very deepest sympathy to you and your family at this very difficult time Cherish your memories and may you know your in our thoughts and prayers…

  16. Carol & George Little

    Our thoughts and prayers,

    Donna will be missed, by many. Her personality was one you could never forget , We will miss your visits with you, Donna, and Bev

    Rest In Peace .
    Carol & George

  17. Mary Ellen Moloy

    Shelley, Kelley and all the family,

    I am sending my deepest condolences on the loss of your Mom, I know you will all miss her so much. I am glad that I had the opportunity to see and talk to her last September. She was always so good to us as kids.
    You are in my thoughts at this difficult time.

    Mary Ellen

  18. Don, my condolences on the loss of your lovely wife. I only had the pleasure of meeting her once, while she and my daughter were both undergoing chemo, but she was a lovely person. All the best to you as you deal with this terrible loss in your life!

  19. Stu & Sharon McGregor

    We are sending our sincere condolences in the loss of Donna.
    Such an irreplaceable Lady! She always brought a smile to everyone that met her. We are so glad we have such great memories, especially with Donna & Sheff in Florida. Our thoughts and prayers are with you All at this most difficult time!!!
    Stu & Sharon

  20. John and Jeanne (Vandevenne) Pretty

    Condolences to the Guthrie and Little Families
    I have known Donna all our lives, having grown up with her in the country. Many memories from school days and later in life.
    Our thoughts and prayers are with you all at this sad time.
    Cherish the memories
    Jeanne (Vandevenne) and John Pretty

  21. Brian and Elaine Shaw

    Our Heartfelt Condolences to Shelly and All Donna’s Family. She was an amazing, strong, kind and caring woman and she will be missed by all who knew her. Sorry we couldn’t make it to the funeral service.
    You are all in our thoughts and prayers. RIP Donna.

  22. Steven M Elnicki

    Donna was a great lady! She was always so upbeat & had a smile for all.

    My condolences to Shelley & Gord, Kelly & Don, as well as all the rest of the family & friends.

    God Bless Donna, she will be missed.


  23. Bonnie Bridger Freeman

    Wishing you peace to bring you comfort, courage to face the days ahead and loving memories to hold in your heart.
    From :Your long, lost cousin,Bonnie

  24. Dear Don (Sheff) and your extended family. I am so sorry to hear of Donna’s passing. She was such a great lady and you must have a lot of wonderful memories from the past years. Sincerely, Gwen

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