The Times West Virginian

Obituaries

June 10, 2014

Donna Rae Bever

Donna Rae Bever, 61, died Saturday (June 7, 2014) at Duke University Hospital in Durham, North Carolina, after a long struggle with pancreatic cancer with her loving family at her bedside.

Donna was born in Leominster, Massachusetts, on Oct. 30, 1952, the daughter of Robert H. and Rachel A. (Walton) Goodman. She attained her GED and attended Mt. Wachusett Community College in Gardner, Massachusetts, and graduated as a paralegal in West Virginia in 1992.  She was employed as administrative assistant in various companies, lastly at Info Cision in Clarksburg and Bridgeport.

Donna leaves her very best friend and companion of many years, Daniel T. Boutwell of Fitchburg, Massachusetts; her son, Robert Jason Shoulders of Worcester Massachusetts; daughters Michelle Carlson and Christina Shoulders-Drainer  both of Fairmont; her brothers Scott Bever of Gardner, Massachusets, and Edward Bever of Bluffton, South Carolina. Donna also leaves her sisters, Belinda Scott of Gardner, Massachusets; Robin Norton of Fitchburg, Massachusets; Sandra Turner of Tewksbury, Massachusetts; Cheryl Engel of Willow Spring, North Carolina; Lori Snowden of Fitchburg, Massachusets; and Kristine Goodman-Boddie of Fitchburg, Massachusets. Also her grandchildren, Dalton Shoulders, Alexis Hillberry, Micah Carlson, Elijah Drainer and Marley Carlson, all in West Virginia, and Ian McCann, Juliyannah Shoulders and Gavyn Shoulders, all of Worcester, Massachusetts. Many nieces, nephews, grandnephews and grandnieces and cousins. Also her stepfather, Leonard Goodman. Also her “stepdaughter,” Angie Shoulders. Donna also leaves very special friends, Lois and Paul Carlson of Warren, Ohio; Kristen, Greg, Chad and Aaron Matthus of Canton, Ohio; close high school friends, Debbie Cormier-Lowe of Leominster, Massachusetts; Donna Thibodeau of New Hampshire; and Cheryl Gagnon of Washington State. Donna was a member of A.A. and had many friends.

Relatives and friends are invited to a visitation time for Donna Rae on Thursday from 5-8 p.m. in the Bosk Funeral Home, 85 Blossom St., Fitchburg, MA 01420. Contributions in her name may be made to the National Alliance for Mental Illness, NAMI.org or to P.O. Box 62596, Baltimore, MD 21264-2596. A memorial service for Donna will be held in Fairmont at a later date.

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