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December 13, 2012

Dona M. (Curtis) Colby, 64


Haverhill — Dona M. (Curtis) Colby, 64, of Haverhill passed away Tuesday, December 11, 2012 at The Oxford in Haverhill. She was born in Haverhill on September 12, 1948, daughter of the late Thomas and Ethel (Pike) Curtis.

Dona attended Haverhill High School and was employed at The Oxford, Wal-Mart and retired from Pentucket Medical Associates in Haverhill. She enjoyed vacationing with family and friends at Salisbury Beach each summer.

Dona is survived by her four children, Robert A. Colby, Michelle A. Colby both of Haverhill, Brian E. Colby of Brockton, and Keith S. Colby of Haverhill; her six siblings, James C. Curtis and his wife, Judith of Plaistow, N.H., Robert L. Curtis and his wife, Beatrice, Patricia A. Swiger, Dennis P. Curtis and his wife, Theresa, Charles C. Curtis, and Rosemary Plourde all of Haverhill; seven grandchildren; one great-granddaughter, as well as several nieces and nephews. She was also the sister of the late Thomas C. and Fred W. Curtis.

ARRANGEMENTS: Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend her memorial service on Friday evening December 14 at 7:15 p.m. at the H.L. Farmer & Sons Funeral Home, 106 Summer St. Haverhill. Visitation will precede the service from 4-7 p.m. at the funeral home. Contributions in her memory may be made to the American Cancer Society, 30 Speen St. Framingham, MA 01701. Arrangements are by H.L. Farmer & Sons Funeral Homes and Cremation Service, Haverhill and Bradford. Condolences to her family may be made at www.farmerfuneralhomes.com