PASO ROBLES — Jayne Isabel Donkin, 86, died peacefully on Nov. 8, 2012, at her home, surrounded by her children.
Jayne was born in London, Ontario, Canada, and was raised there with her brother.
She is truly blessed to have lived such a rich and full life. Her strong values and keen sense of humor guided her through everything life presented. She loved her family and, as a devout Catholic, always kept her faith in God.
Jayne loved the game of golf and bridge. She believed in community and gave generously of herself.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Isabel and Ralph McPhillips; her two brothers, Kenneth and William McPhillips; husband, Richard J. O’Connor; husband, Dr. Elbert Donkin; and granddaughter, Jennifer Stafford.
Jayne is survived by her children, Isabel DiLaura, Lawrence O’Connor, Maura O’Connor, Ann Marie O’Connor (Vicki), Rosie Flynn (Tom), Mark O’Connor and Paul O’Connor (Patricia); five grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.
Jayne will be greatly missed by all who knew her.
A Rosary was be held on Thursday, Nov. 15 at Mission San Miguel, 775 Mission St. in San Miguel.
A Mass was celebrated was held on Friday, Nov. 16, at St. Rose Catholic Church, 820 Creston Road in Paso Robles, a reception followed at the Parish Hall.
Inurnment took place at Paso Robles District Cemetery.For the complete article see the 11-21-2012 issue.
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