Donna  Flinton

Obituary of Donna Elizabeth Flinton

        Donna Elizabeth (Turner) Flinton, went peacefully to her final resting place on Tuesday, July 28, 2020.   After courageously battling with MS for many years.

     Donna was born on May 4, 1943 in Troy, NY to the late Donald and Martha Turner.  A graduate of Troy High School and longtime employee of NY Telephone Company.

     Donna resided many years in Lansingburgh. Where she was a life-long member of St. Augustine Church, Lansingburgh and resided the past thirty years in Wynantskill and member of St. Jude the Apostle Church.  Donna devoted many of her years as a volunteer in leadership and sharing her art and craft talent for the Lansingburgh Cub Scouts as a Den Mother. She also Volunteered at the Wynantskill Fire Department, St. Jude the Apostle Rosary Society, and the Lasalle Institute lunch program.  

     The beloved wife of the late Eugene Laurence Flinton, married November 10,1962. Donna is survived by her four loving children, Lawrence (Fritzie) Flinton, Deborah (Harold) Flinton-Rabe, Keith (Tina) Flinton and Lisa Flinton, 5 grandchildren and 9 great grandchildren. Donna her husband shared a love for the Yankees and NASCAR together they instilled in their children a great love of the Adirondacks. They shared memorable times at Brant Lake and Hidden Pond vacationing for many years with their children. It was the family time camping, boating, and fishing Donna and Larry enjoyed with their children.

     Donna was fortunate to share a special relationship with Grandson, Terri M Flinton and for many precious years enjoyed Terri’s humor, tenderness, and compassion Donna also cherished her cats, Carley and Gidget and they were her very close furry friends for the past two years.


     She will be remembered as a devoted wife, mother, and grandmother and avid baker she will be deeply missed

     She also is survived by her siblings, Marty Sorenson (Daniel) deceased, Donald Turner (Carol) of Caslteton, NY, Carol Emery of Holmes, NY, Ronald Turner of Averill Park, NY, Mary Leon of Averill Park, NY, Michael Turner (Annette), Troy, NY and Elizabeth Habiniak of Troy, NY....

     Funeral Mass is scheduled for later date and time to be announced held at the St. Jude the Apostle Church in Wynantskill NY. 

     Condolences and sympathy cards can be sent to the family residence Debbie Flinton-Rabe 1372 Logtown Rd, Sprakers NY 12166

     In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to the Wynantskill Fire Department 511 Church St. New York, 12198, St. Jude the Apostle Church 43 Brookside Ave., Wynantskill, NY 12198 or the National Multiple Sclerosis Society (  Arrangements have been entrusted to the Jackson and Betz Funeral Home, 15 Main St. Fultonville, NY 12072.  Please leave condolences online at   

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