Donna Lee Pestana

August 11, 1942 ~ November 23, 2020 (age 78)


Donna Lee Pestana age 78, of Boulder City, NV passed away on November 23, 2020.  Born Donna Lee Fox on August 11, 1942 in Sarver, Pennsylvania to James and Billie Crawford Fox, she attended Tarentum High School in Allegheny where she graduated in 1960. She would go on to graduate from Riverside City College in 1976 as a nurse, a profession she would enjoy for over twenty years. She was a kind and caring person who truly enjoyed her profession.  She was also an amazing artist and loved to paint, volunteering many hours with the Boulder City Art Guild and Gallery. She was a wonderful mother and thoroughly enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren and great grandchildren whenever she could.

Donna is survived by her sons Joseph (Angela) Pestana and Steve (Willie) Pestana; her brother Richard Fox; her niece Megan Capers and son Jansen; her aunts Doris Staninecz and Joan Stitz; her grandchildren Jake (Hannah), Jill (Ted), Alisha, and Ceejay; her great-grandchildren Zelda and Parker; and numerous nieces and nephews. She is preceded in death by her mother, father, and sister Sally Waugh.

Donna’s wishes were to be cremated.  The family will be holding private services.  Family and friends can sign an online memorial guestbook at

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