At the age of 66, after a courageous battle with cancer, Donna Routledge (nee Bennett), passed away at the Algoma Residential Community Hospice on Wednesday, June 13, 2018 with family by her side.

Beloved wife of the late Fred Routledge for 35 years.

Loving mother of Jason (Sheena), Jimmy (Jamey) & Lisa (George).  Step mother of Rita & Harold. Proud Grandma of Michelle (Sheldon), Freddy, Angela, Brandon, Jamie, Samantha (Jeremy), Tyler, Noah, Nathan and Rose.

Adored Great Grandma and Aunt of many.

Predeceased by her parents Joe & Eveline.

Sister of Maudie Foster (Max), late Caleb Bennett (Sharla), late Joanne Boger (late Gerald), Art Bennett (Connie), Rick Bennett (Jane), Reg Bennett & late Tom Bennett.

Special thanks to nurses Amy from Bayshore Home Health, SAH 3B Mona, Katie, Doreen & to all staff at ARCH, especially Erica.

Thank you also to Dr. Rassouli, Dr.Bowen and Dr. Booth.

Family & Friends are invited to join us for a Celebration of Life at the Moose Lodge (543 Trunk Rd, Sault Ste. Marie) on Saturday, June 16, 2018 from 1 – 4 pm.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Canadian FOP network or ARCH would be greatly appreciated.  (Arrangements entrusted to Arthur Funeral Home – Barton & Kiteley Chapel 492 Wellington St. E, 705-759-2522).

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