116 3rd St SE
Cedar Rapids, Iowa 52401
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Donna Patricia Chaffe, 48, of Cedar Rapids, formerly of Toronto, Ontario, Canada, passed away Monday, Oct. 13, 2014, after a courageous battle with breast cancer. The family will greet friends from 4 to 6 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 16, at Murdoch Funeral Home & Cremation Center, Marion. A Celebration of Life will follow at 6 p.m., where friends may share memories.
Survivors include her husband, James; son, Erik; her father, Ted; sisters, Diane Stephen, Carol (David) Hrecniuk and Melanie (Randy) Bellamy; and a strong circle of friends.
She was preceded in death by her mother, Shirley; and her brother, Bruce.
Donna was born Jan. 9, 1966, in Peterborough, Ontario, the daughter of Ted and Shirley (Barringer) Stephen. She married James on Sept. 6, 1997, in Newcastle, Ontario. She enjoyed hockey, nature, history and the hobbies of jewelry making and genealogy. Donna especially loved spending time with her son, Erik.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to the Iowa Breast Cancer Action Foundation in Donna's memory.
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