Obituary of Donna Jean Stipa
Donna Jean Stipa (née Leady) of Tucson, AZ, passed away on April 6, 2020 after a lengthy battle with Alzheimers. Donna was the daughter of Robert and Ann Leady of Alloway, NJ. She is survived by her mother, Ann Leady, loving husband, Michael J. Stipa, three children, sons Derek Martino (Marienn) of Virginia Beach, VA, Christopher Martino of NJ, and daughter Leesa Smith (James) of Tucson AZ, ten grandchildren, her sister Ruthann Arthur (Michael) of Dover, DE and two brothers, Barry and Brian Leady, as well as several nieces and nephews. Donna graduated from Woodstown High School in 1976. Donna was a free spirit who was loved by all, especially those that had the pleasure of knowing her. She was a champion of animals who adopted several animals throughout her life.
After moving to Tucson she had numerous jobs, the last one
at Fry's Grocery Store in Rita Ranch. She was a devout wife, loving mother and grandmother, who will be deeply missed. Donna was predeceased by her father Robert Leady.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic services will be held at the
convenience of the family.
In lieu of flowers we ask that you consider making adonation to Alz.org in her memory.