Catasauqua Press

Friday, September 22, 2017

Donna L. Cope

Wednesday, May 17, 2017 by The Press in Obituaries

Pa. Liquor Control Board clerk

Donna L. Cope, 54, of Bath, died May 2, 2017, at Lehigh Valley Hospital-Muhlenberg, Bethlehem. She was the wife of Larry L. Cope for 21 years.

Born in Allentown, she was a daughter of the late Orrin K. Rute and Madeline L. (Getz) Rute.

She was a graduate of Northampton High School.

She was a clerk for the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board, Northampton state store, for 15 years before she retired in 2015.

In addition to her husband, she is survived by a son, Woodrow C. Buskirk of Danielsville; a daughter, Rachel M. Cope of Bath; two stepsons; Aaron and his wife Juno Cope of Honolulu, Hawaii, and Ryan and his wife Jacki Cope of Batavia, Ill.; a brother, Ryan P. Rute of Danielsville; three sisters, Jane D. Harmon of Allentown, Marge and her husband Thomas Meyers of Saint Augustine, Fla., and Lana L. and her husband Samuel Elias of Annville; a grandson, Colton Buskirk; nieces; and a nephew.

Contributions may be made to Lehigh Valley Health Network, Behavioral Health program, c/o the funeral home, 2119 Washington Ave., Northampton, 18067.

Arrangements were made by Schisler Funeral Home Inc.