Cynthia M. Donelson, age 71, of Altoona, died Thursday, February 27, 2020 at UPMC Altoona following a brief illness. She was born August 4, 1948 in Altoona, a daughter of the late Charles W. and Helen (Stuppio) Gardner.
Surviving are four sisters: Barbara Gardner and Christine Gardner, both of Altoona, Mary Whysong of Claysburg and Patt Sargent of Salt Lake City, Utah; two sisters-in-law: Mary Ann Gardner in Florida and Charlene Gardner in California; and numerous nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband, James Donelson; an infant son, Edward; three brothers: Wes, Bill and Edward; and two sisters: Donna Antesberger and Deborah Beck.
At the request of the deceased, a private service will be held.
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