AUGUSTA – Donna Mae Hunt, 84, of Augusta, Maine, passed away peacefully on February 27, 2022 of natural causes. Donna was born on August 1, 1937 to the late Carroll and Esther Wheelock in Waterville, Maine. After graduating from Lawrence High School in 1954, she worked for Hathaway Shirt Co. and then for the State of Maine for over 25 years until her retirement
Donna and Dick loved meeting up with neighbors, friends and family and loved hosting get togethers in their garage. Donna’s interests included baking, knitting, jigsaw puzzles, listening to Elvis Presley music and she was very fond of the Red Sox. She enjoyed her GIRLS WILD WEEKEND trips, shopping trips to Kmart with her sisters and dared to plant flowers with her sister Lee on Memorial Day. In her younger years, she would tow every family member/friend child she could find to Oxford Plains Speedway. On her countless trips to the casino with her dear friend Alice and other family members and friends, she was always ready for a 5am pickup. One of her proud moments was telling her friends that all of her grandchildren had graduated from college.
She was died by her 40-year-old partner Dick Comeau and his daughter Gloria Weeks, her parents, sister Roberta Hutchinson, granddaughter Jill McDonald and nephew Mike Byrd.
She is survived by her sister Linda Byrd, special cousin Dot Chapman, children Bruce Hunt and his wife Tanya, Terri Mason and husband Jerry, Tammy McDonald and husband Ron, and several nieces and nephews. grandsons Katie Berube, Amber Miller, Kasie Carey, Tyler Hunt, Kellie Padgett, Nate Mason, Marc McDonald, Christine LaCasce, Natalie Ware; and several great-grandchildren with whom she enjoyed spending time.
In the spring, a festival of life is celebrated for them.
On behalf of Donna, her family would like to thank the Garden staff at Glenridge Rehabilitation Facility for their wonderful care during her stay.
Arrangements are managed and supervised by Aable Cremation Service, Waterville.
In lieu of flowers, please consider making a donation on Donna’s behalf to:
Kennebec Valley Humane Society
10 Pet Port Ln.
Augusta, Maine, 04330