Donna M. Pollard Regan, 72, of Avoca, passed away after a long and courageous battle with Alzheimer’s disease on April 18, 2023 at the Highland Manor Nursing and Rehab Center, Exeter. Born in Avoca on July 17, 1950, she was the daughter of Teresa George Pollard and the late Robert Pollard.
Donna was an active and devoted member of Queen of The Apostles Parish Church. She was a graduate of Pittston Area High School. After graduating, she worked various jobs locally and then retired from PNC Bank, Dupont, with over 25 years of employment.
She loved to travel with her husband Francis “Butch” Regan, who passed away on May 25, 2021. Donna was an avid shopper, who enjoyed shopping and spending time with her mother and daughters. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, daughter, and friend. She will be deeply missed by all who knew and loved her.
In addition to her husband Butch and her father, she is preceded in death by her brother Robert Pollard, Jr. and brothers-in-law.
In addition to her mother, she is survived by her daughters, Amy Ott and husband Timothy, of Moosic; Terri Ann Johnson, of Moosic; Jenny Rosengrant and her husband David of Plains; and Colleen Regan and her fiancé Robert Evans, of Avoca. Also surviving are grandchildren, Kaylee Ann Rawstron and her husband Peter, Logan Ott, Samuel Ott, Caleb Johnson, Sierra Rosengrant and Cael Rosengrant, her brother Carl Pollard, of Pottsville and her lifelong friend Linda Collins, of Avoca; as well as her sisters–in-law and several nieces and nephews.
A mass of Christian burial will be held on Saturday, April 22, 2023, at 10:00am at Queen of The Apostles Parish Church, 715 Hawthorne St., Avoca with Fr. Phillip Sladicka officiating. Friends may call for visitation on Saturday morning from 9am until time of mass. Interment will be held at St. Mary’s Cemetery, Avoca.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Avoca Ambulance Association, 740 Main St., Avoca, PA 18641 or to the Alzheimer’s Association, 225 N. Michigan Ave., Floor 17, Chicago, IL 60601.
Arrangements are made by Kiesinger Funeral Services, Inc., 255 McAlpine St., Duryea.