Monson-Donna M. (Heller) Sayward, 60, passed away surrounded by the love of family, Friday January 24, 2020. Donna was born October 2, 1959 in Springfield to the late William J. and Myrtle (Brinson) Heller. She was a graduate of West Springfield, High School and has worked in the insurance industry for 40 years. Most recently Donna worked for Hanover Insurance in the commercial department. Donna enjoyed attending the Hanover Theater, camping and cheering for the Patriots and Bruins. She relaxed with a mystery novel and being with her beloved cat.
Donna leaves her husband of 39 years, Steven A. Sayward; a brother, Everett Heller and his wife Elaine of Sterling, MA; a sister, Marcia Lyons and her husband Tom of San Antonio, TX; her loved nieces and nephews and great nieces and great nephews, as well as cousins and friends.
The family would like to thank the oncology department at Baystate Medical Center for their care and compassion throughout Donna's illness.
Services will be held Sunday, February 9, 2020 in Lombard Funeral Home 3 Bridge St. in Monson. Visiting hours will begin at 11am to 1pm, with a Celebration of Life at 1pm to conclude Donna's services. Burial will be held privately in the Spring.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Rays of Hope, Baystate Health Foundation 280 Chestnut St, 6th Floor Springfield, MA 01199.
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