It is with great sadness that we inform you of Kim's Mom's passing. Gainesville Opticians will be closing early on Friday April 24 at 4:30 p.m. so that staff may pay their respects.
Condolences may be sent to 4220 NW 16th BLVD, Gainesville, FL 32605. We will make sure that Kim receives them. Thank you for your patronage and understanding during this difficult time.
Donna M. Kenlon, age 82 of Gainesville, passed away Tuesday, April 14, 2015. She was born March 23, 1933 in Bradford, Pennsylvania to James and Marguerite Taylor Bauer. She graduated from Bradford Area High School in 1951 and attended Keuka College. She enjoyed bird watching, gardening, quilting, and her many pets over the years, including her cats Einstein and Koko. She was an avid reader and artist. She enjoyed her many trips home to Bradford, her friends there, and her quilting group. Mrs. Kenlon was a member of Holy Faith Roman Catholic Church and HoFA Crafts.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Albert William Kenlon and her son, Thomas Alan Kenlon.
She is survived by her sister, Gayle Bauer; sons, Frank Kenlon (Michele) and James Kenlon; daughters, Kimberly Kenlon Durrance (James), Amber Kenlon Belon (Richard) and Kathryn Kenlon Richmond (Clifford) and grandchildren, Ian, Evan and Austin Richmond, James, Ben and Meghan Durrance, Philip Kenlon and Katie Sobol.
A Funeral Mass will be celebrated Saturday, April 25, 2015 at 9:00 a.m., in Holy Faith Catholic Church, 747 NW 43rd Street, with Fr. John Phillips as celebrant. The family will receive friends Friday, April 24, 2015, 6:00 to 8:00 p.m., with a prayer vigil at 7:00 p.m., at WILLIAMS-THOMAS FUNERAL HOME DOWNTOWN, 404 North Main Street. There will also be a celebratory service held in Bradford, PA this summer arranged by Hollenbeck-Cahill Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, those who wish may send memorial donations to the Bradford Area Library, 67 West Washington Street, Bradford, PA 16701. Please visit her memorial page at www.williamsthomasfuneralhome.com.
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