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Remembering Donna Croft

From: Larry & Carol Becker

Our sincere condolences.

From: Fred Walker

Cousin Donna, may God bless you and keep you in the presence of His holy name. May a host of angels greet you at the gates of heaven, and may that heavenly host take you to the bosom of your loved ones, who have gone before you and wait with giddy anticipation at the news of your arrival. May that holy entourage lead you into the city of our Lord Jesus Christ where you will live in peace, joy, and happiness for all eternity.

From: Anne & Jim Tebbutt

Our deepest condolences on Donna's passing. You are all in our thoughts. Anne and Jim Tebbutt


From: Ray and Catherine Carmount (Gallagher)
We are deeply saddened to hear of Aunt Donna's passing. We will always cherish the  times we had together. She always had a big smile and a big heart that we will miss the most.  Our thoughts and prayers are with Uncle Larry, Chopper, Jenn, Shelley Ann and Family.


From: Nick, Jenny, Sai, Sammy and Hannah

Donna left us showing grace, bravery and acceptance. She was unassuming and welcomed everyone in her presence. She always wanted everyone around her to feel like family. I am so proud to have people know that she is my sister.

From: Dawn Fraser

Larry, Shelley, Chop and families. You are in my thoughts and prayers. Donna was always so welcoming and had the biggest smile. Lots of hugs to you all.

From: Sharron Johnston

My sympathies to Donnas immediate and extended Meloche family. Pray for comfort to each of you and a chance to come together in a celebration of Donna’s life in the future to share love and memories. Love Sharron


From: Eleanor Farrow

My thoughts are with you as you grieve. May your memories help you through this difficult time

From: Doug , Nancy, Meg & Scott Malloy

“We want to offer our most sincere condolences to the Croft family. So many of my childhood memories are of Donna and of the fun she brought to every situation. She was a bright star and will be sorely missed. Much love Doug and the Malloy Family”

From: Karen O’Blenis and Pat McCormick

Our loss is heaven’s gain. Our sincere condolences to the family, may the happy memories carry you through this difficult time. Xxoooo


From: Michelle Campbell & Helena Briand

Our heart felt condolences to Larry and the Croft Family. Take comfort and know that your friends are grieving with you. Donna was full of personality and was taken too soon. Rest In Peace, Donna.


From: Mary and David Ell (née Atkey) - Australia

Such a beautiful life Donna created. My special memories are of Bonita, Donna and Mary playing blissfully together as we grew from little girls to teenagers. Our thoughts are with your extended family.


From: Doug  & Judy Edwards
Larry, Shelley, Brent, Chopper and Jenn and families
We were so sorry to hear of the loss of your loved one. May your memories of happier times help you through this difficult time.  Our sincere condolences .


From: Rick and Linda (Wheildon) Cole
Our sincere condolences to Larry and family
Please know you are in our thoughts and prayers

From: Dan Martin
My sincere condolences to Larry and your Family. Donna was a kind, generous lovely person. God Bless Her.


From: Marion Williamson John Cornfield

Larry and family. We are so sad to hear of Donnas passing. We have many great memories of the singing, dancing and funny costumes at the Wolseley jams. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Marion Williamson and John Cornfield


From: Jim and Sharrie Brick
Dear Larry and Family, Our memories of Donna are of a sweet lady. She usually had a smile on her face, and was fun to work with at all the events that St. Stans hosted. Please accept our sincere sympathy. 


From: Ned & Pat Taylor
So very sorry for your loss. Sincere condolences to Larry and Family. Donna was such a kind and caring lady. Always a smile for everyone. She will be missed.


From: Donna Malloy-Bannister & Gerrie Malloy
Larry and family - we are so sorry to hear of Donna passing.  She was a wonderful lady....lots of great memories at the jamborees.  May you find comfort in each other at this time, our thoughts are with you all.   Cherish your memories.


From: Shannon and Dennis Kuglin

Larry, Chopper, Shelley & families So sorry to hear of Donna's passing. I will miss her radiant smile and the pleasant conversation we shared catching up on family news. We hope you feel surrounded by much love during this difficult time.


From: Bob & Sharon Torrie
Sincere condolences on the loss of Donna.  She always had a big smile & hug whenever we met.  Wishing you comfort & strength in your time of need.


From: Catherine and Wayne Stewart

We send our deepest condolences to all of Donna's family and friends. May your memories of Donna give you comfort at this difficult time.

From: Brian Low

Larry and family, my thoughts and prayers are with you. It was always a highlight for me when Donna would visit. My house was never cleaner and my spirits were always lifted by her humour and stories of family and neighbourhood. I think of her often and will miss her presence. She was a wonderful person

From: Gerry Luno

I have many good memories of Donna, that never-ending smile and multitude of kindness. My sincere condolences to Larry and his family.


From: Doug and Kathy robins SAUBLE

Larry and family Please accept our sincere sympathy Remember you guys coming to the parties and supporting Big John and our band .It was good to see you both at the Lake .our thoughts and prayers are with you all at this time


From: Joanne & Chris Beattie and family

So sorry to hear about Donna, we have lots of fun memories of her. Her laughter, sense of humour and fun personality will never be forgotten. One of my favourites is when she and Larry dressed up as Sonny & Cher at one of the Wolseley Jams. She is going to be missed by all that knew her.


From: Angie and John Leaver

Larry Chopper Shelley and families, we are so sorry to hear Donna passed. I will always have fond memories of Donna. She was always so fun to be around and so kind to everyone. She will be missed. Please know we wish we could be there with you all. xoxo Angie

From: Jim & Leona

Larry (JR) & Jenn, Thinking of you and sending our sympathy to you and the rest of the family. Your mother will be missed.

From: Jessie Campbell

On behalf of Jessie Campbell: My thoughts and prayers are with every member of the Croft family. Donna was a strong person, a fabulous lady and a very treasured friend. I will think of our friendship and times around Williams Lake with fondness. Rest In Peace, dear Donna. Love Jessie

From: Art. McDermid and Bernice Sims

We are so sorry for your loss. We will miss her and all the great times we have had.she was a great lady. You have all the good memories. She was a great lady

From: Gary & Lori Carscadden

Our deepest sympathies to the Croft family. It was a pleasure to have know Donna who always wore a smile. Take comfort in all the happy memories.


From: Judy Grant

Larry and family, my thoughts are with you all during this difficult time. Cherish your memories.


From: Bev Walker

My thoughts are with the Croft family during this sad time.


From: Ian & Jo-Anne Shaw

Donna - Lovingly referred to as “Our Property Manager” Master furniture restorer Artistic seasonal home decorator Vibrant, cheerful soul Endless energy Thorough in endeavours. Dear friend Will be sorely missed!

From: Bob and Shirley Cowie

Our condolences to the family. Donna will be missed by all. We were very fortunate to have met Donna.

From: Clayton, Bonnie Bartley and family

Dear Larry, Shelley, Chopper and families. We are sending our love and thinking of you during this time. Music ,music , and fun are my thoughts and memories of Donna. She could sing any song and new all the words. Her and Larry lived across from us, too when we were younger. Larry and Donna loved dancing and hosting their parties. Hold on to all your lovely memories. Clayton, Bonnie and Family

From: Bob & Norma Hunt

So sorry to hear of Donna's passing. She will be missed by so many people. Always with a great smile and a wonderful laugh. The lake will not be the same without her. We had many years of friendship and really miss those jams and parties arranged by Larry and Donna. Remembered fondly by us and our families. God Bless. We see that the visitation has been cancelled. We came online to make an appointment and would certainly have been there. Lots of hugzzzz to the family, especially Larry.

From: Bob & Cynthia Cook

We are sorry to hear of Donna's passing. Our thoughts are with the family. 


From: Georgina Barnard

Dear Larry and Family We had a lot of good time at George and Carol , Francis Lake. Donna will be missed


From: Paul and Shirley

Larry and your family. Sorry for loss of Donna. She was a great person and always had a big smile. We had some good time together over the past years. Donna will be remembered She will RIP.


From: Wray and Leone McDonald

Larry and family, so sad to hear of Donna's passing. Remember all the fun times we had together, especially Cuba. Going to miss her big smile.

From: Charity Moran

Donna your memory will always bring a smile to my face and warmth to my heart. Sending our condolences to you Larry and all of the family. She will be missed by many xoxo

From: Helen Ward

Condolences on your loss. Hugs Shelley on the loss of your mother. Thinking of you and your family.

From: George & Evelyn Barnes

Dear Larry and family. So sorry to hear of Donna's passing. She was a wonderful Lady. George was so happy to be in your wedding party 48 years ago. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and the family. Love Cousin Evelyn and George.


From: Garry & “Sam” Folkerson

Our deepest condolences to Larry and family. Hold your memories close, you have so many wonderful times to remember.

From: Melodie Whiteman

My condolences, Donna was a kind and lovely lady.

From: Alice and Lloyd Wagner

Dear Larry and family, Our deepest condolences on Donna’ passing.


From: Bill and Viola Cook

Thinking of you all at this time. Donna was a very special person and will be remembered by all for her outgoing personality and upbeat manner. She was so special, and will be missed by everyone who knew her.


From: Norma & David Collis

Donna was a very important part of our lives at Holly Cottage B&B. Her warmth and gentle sense of humor plus her incredible work ethic, never faltered. She was so proud of Larry and all of her family. Please accept our deepest condolences at this very sad news.


From: Anthony and Ivana Meloche

We are so deeply sad to hear of the passing of our Aunt Donna. Her beautiful smile will be missed! Our deepest sympathies to the whole family.


From: Helen Beirnes

Sorry for the loss of a beautiful, loving, & caring wife, mother, grandmother, sister friend & cousin. Donna will be missed by the whole community. She is at peace now & not in pain. I will truly miss her. Remember all the good memories Larry, Shelly, Chopper & Jen & families.


From: Kim and Chub McComb

Larry, Chopper, Shelley and families...please know we are thinking of you and sending the biggest hugs. Donna will be missed by so many. Her enthusiasm, positivity and love of life will always be remembered. xoxo


From: Nancy Pringle

So sorry to hear the sad news of Donna Passing. She will be missed by family and friends.

From: Paul and Jackie Pringle

We are so sorry for your loss. Donna was a special lady, she will be missed. May memories of her beautiful smile and loving ways bring you peace

From: Pat and Donna Murphy

To Larry and your entire Family: We are very sorry for your loss of Donna...Such a great neighbor with a great smile and always gave a honk of the horn when driving by if we were outside. She certainly enjoyed entertaining and dancing and singing and I am certain she is doing just that with the angels now. You have so many precious memories to hold dear to your heart and hopefully these will give you comfort in the days ahead..RIP Donna you have certainly earned it.


From: Sharon and Roger Martin

Our condolences to Larry, Chopper Shelly and families. Donna was a wonderful person. She will be missed.


From: Glenn and Marilyn (Bell) McKenzie

Deepest sympathies to the Croft and Meloche families. A beautiful person, she will be missed. She left a legacy of memories for many. Praying those comfort you at this time.

From: John, Chris, Jacob and Eden Vlielander

Larry, Shelly, Chop and family, My deepest condolences on the loss of an amazing lady. So many fond memories. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.


From: Bill and Pat Scott

Our thoughts and prayers are with all the family. Donna was a special wife, mom, sister and cousin. You will have many wonderful memories.


From: Patty Sargent Gibson

Larry and family Meloche Family. I’m sad to hear of Donna’s passing. I had the opportunity of sharing time with her down at the yacht club. Very gentle lady. Your many memories will keep her forever near.


From: Kenneth & Sheila Jones

We are sorry for your loss. Donna was a kind and gentle person. Keep all your memories close to your heart

From: Corry Lapointe

A beautiful and authentic woman, kind, generous, sharing her great smile and robust laughter easily, a great loss for the Meloche and Croft family. Your old school girl mates will miss Donna when our lunches resume after covid, but she will surely be remembered and celebrated in our stories.

From: Tom Meloche and Peggy-Ann U-Ming

Our hearts are heavy with sadness and loss. We send our love and deepest condolences to Larry, Shelley-Ann and family, Larry Jr. and family.


From: Andrea & Mike Fisher

Her smile and positivity will be missed greatly. Love and hugs to everyone.


From: John and Brenda Moran



From: Carol Malloy

Donna was my best friend for 48 years.. Although in the later years we didn't see each other that often, but would keep in touch via telephone or text... l am sure going to miss you . Your smile, laughter,, your sense of humour, and so many many fun times.. No one lived their life to the fullest,  more than Donna.. . You always put people before yourself,, whether it was hosting birthday partys, anniversarys.. . A few of those were for me..lots and lots of great fun memories...l will miss you Girl. but l can almost hearing you singing and see you dancing and laughing, at the pearly gate.. we will meet again , See you down the road... love yah Carol

From: Bonita  & Bud Jones & Family
I miss my beautiful sister & super friend. She always had a smile & was a great singer.
We miss you


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