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Donna L. (Hillegas) Doty

July 29, 1933 ~ June 14, 2020 (age 86)


Donna L. (Hillegas) Doty, 86, of Stillwater, died early Sunday morning, June 14, 2020 at the Bonham Nursing Center, Stillwater, where she had been a resident since April 19, 2019.

Born July 29, 1933 in Johnson City, New York, she was a daughter of the late Ira Elmer Hillegas and Eleanor (Lawrence) Hillegas. 

Mrs. Doty worked as an EEG Technician at Wilson Hospital in Johnson City for more than 20 years, retiring in 1990.

She was a  member of the Bible Baptist Church of Benton.  Her hobbies included traveling, crafts, and quilting. 

Surviving are her husband, Donald L. Doty, whom she married on November 18th, 1990; three children:  James E. Kraus and his wife, Heather, of Millport, NY; Karen Briggs and her husband, David, of Chesterfield, VA and Peter Kraus, of Binghamton, NY;  Also surviving are eight grandchildren; five great grandchildren; a step son, Scott Doty and his wife, Dori, of Benton and a step daughter, Kathy Doty, of Percyville, Virginia.

Along with her parents, she was preceded in death by her first husband, Gene Kraus; a sister, Doris Cafferty and a brother, Richard Hillegas.

Services will be held Wednesday, June 17, 2020 at 12 Noon at the Bible Baptist Church, 250 Shickshinny Road, Benton with Pastor Paul S. Moseley, Sr., officiating.  In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in her memory to Focus on the Family, 8605 Explorer Drive, Colorado Springs, CO  80920-1051. The McMichael Funeral Home, Inc., of Benton, is honored to serve the Doty Family.  For online condolences or for additional information, please visit our website:


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Funeral Service
June 17, 2020

12:00 PM
Bible Baptist Church
250 Shickshinny Road
Benton, PA 17814


Focus on the Family
8605 Explorer Drive, Colorado Springs CO 80920-1051

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