Donna Jean May

September 3, 1928 – November 23, 2020
Donna Jean May (nee MacDonald) passed away peacefully in her sleep on Monday, 23 November 2020 in Alert Bay BC. Donna was born on 3 September 1928 near Harrow, Ontario.
Donna is survived by her three children, Richard May, Tracy May, Janice (David) Haskins, her brother David (Doreen) MacDonald, sister-in-law Norma (James) and other family and friends.
In 1951, Donna finished her registered nursing degree and set out to travel the world with a friend. She arrived in Alert Bay BC where she worked as a nurse at St. George’s hospital. While working in Alert Bay she met and married Harry May.
Donna loved gardening and her small garden was a special joy. Donna also enjoyed painting and once even won an award of 100 silver dollars for one of her paintings.
There will be no service, but please always remember her in your heart as a special person.
Memorial donations in lieu of flowers may be made to the Canadian Nurses Foundation –

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