Donna Lynn Canchola (59) from Roselle, Illinois passed away in her childhood home on Sunday, November 13th. She was born on November 23rd, 1962 in Oak Park, Illinois. Donna was a joyful and loving daughter, sister, auntie, godmother, and friend. She graduated from Lake Park High School in 1982.
During high school Donna started working at McDonalds where she eventually became a store manager at several locations. She also received her cosmetology license and worked as a hair stylist for 5 years. Donna touched the lives of many. She was very involved with her church and was a Youth Director for many years, participating in mission trips and leading youth events. She always had a passion for working with teenagers and seeing them grow. Donna loved butterflies, crime shows, and donuts- but most of all Donna loved her family and friends. Donna lit up every room she was in. She loved to laugh, and loved to make others laugh. She is survived and deeply loved by her mother Virginia and the late Albert Canchola ; sister of Sherri Canchola, Christine (Alex) Guzman, and the late Jim (Michele) Canchola, Dear Friend of Robert Hynes; and loving aunt of many nieces and nephews Michael, Sean, Jill, Sara, Rachel, Elizabeth, and Emma.
The family would like to thank the wonderful help and care given by Donna’s caregivers: Tiya Mika, Fanny, Petty, Lyubov and Maggie. The visitation will be at Salerno’s Rosedale Chapel, 450 W. Lake St. Roselle on Wednesday, November 16th from 3:00pm to 9:00pm and also on Thursday at Trinity Lutheran Church, 405 Rush St., Roselle from 10:30 a.m. until time of funeral service 11:30 a.m. Interment to follow at Trinity Lutheran Cemetery. If desired, and in lieu of flowers, friends may make memorial contributions to The Bread of Life Food Pantry and mark for food pantry(450 E Roosevelt Rd, West Chicago, IL 60185) FaithbridgeConnect.com/give . Funeral Info: 630-889-1700 or www.salernofuneralhomes.com.