|Donna Elaine Patenaude Bilodeau|
Donna Elaine Patenaude Bilodeau (83) was surrounded by her loving family as she passed away on December 16, 2021, at Sarasota Memorial Hospital of Venice.
Donna was born on November 4, 1938, in Lynn, MA. She grew up in Nashua, NH, later moving to Manchester, NH, where she co-owned the Granite Street Bakery. Donna moved to Englewood in 1979. She enjoyed working at Lemon Bay Drugs for 21 years.
She truly loved helping people. Donna loved spending time with her family and grandchildren. Her hobbies included reading, playing cards, gardening, and bird watching. She especially enjoyed the holidays which brought family together.
Donna is survived by her three daughters: Kris Bilodeau (Mark Legg) of North Port; Nicole Bilodeau-McKay (Tracy) of Dade City, FL; and Michelle Bilodeau of Englewood. Grandchildren: Kaitlin Conrad Rodriguez (Sergio), Casten Conrad, Connor McKay, Madison McKay, and Cameron McKay. Great-granddaughter: Sofia Rodriguez.
Donna was preceded in death by her parents, George and Myrtle (Cashman) Patenaude and her sister Patricia Moore. A celebration of life will be held at Lemon Bay Funeral Home on Thursday, December 23, 2021, at 2:00 p.m.
Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at www.lemonbayfh.com for the Bilodeau family.
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