donna j.scheid
Prattsburgh: Passed away at home, October 17, 2011 at age 55. Donna is predeceased by her brother, Peter Breiner; sister, Suzie Breiner; brother, Ed Breiner & sister, Judy Perry. She is survived by her husband, Peter Scheid; children, Jenna, Patrick, Emily & Haley; brother, Dutch (Sandy) Breiner; sister, Linda (Mark) Eagan; brother-in-law, Keith Perry; many beloved nieces and nephews; dear friends. Friends may call Thursday, October 20th, 2-4 & 6-8 P.M. at Vay-Schleich & Meeson Funeral Home, Greece Chapel, 1075 Long Pond Road. Her Funeral Mass will be celebrated, Friday, October 21st, 10:00AM at Spiritus Christi Church, 121 N. Fitzhugh Street . Interment will be held privately. In lieu of flowers, please send donations to Camp Good Days and Special Times ( in her memory.

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  1. Coleman family & dear Haley, we are so sorry for you loss. We loved Donna and her making us climb that awful terrible hill in Lake Placid – we finished huffing and puffing and she was smiling! She was funny and always made us laugh at especially at soccer games. She will be missed and you were very lucky to have such a wonderful mom. Love and prayers….Lisa & Shaunta Pyles

  2. Dancing Donna: That’s what your nickname was at Chili Performing Dance! You were a wonderful dancer and wonderful friend….we had so much fun through the years. You will truly be missed by us all.

  3. Dear Jenna, Patrick, Emily & Haley,

    I am thinking of and praying for all of you! You kids have always been my Hero’s and I think of you very often.

    My sincere sympathy to all of you.

  4. Dear Pete & Family, So very sorry to hear of the loss of your beloved Donna. Our heartfelt prayers are with you and your family. The last time we saw you, you were both strolling down Pinney. Donna will forever be there looking over you all. In sympathy, Craig & Charlotte Smith, your neighbors on Faber.

  5. Dear Peter and family,

    God bless you all. I grew up on Whittier Rd. near the Breiner family. Tim was the family paper-boy. Donna was joyous to be with. Her laugh was infectious! She was a true giver. It sounds like she was still. You will all be in my prayers. God bless you, Linda and Dutch and Families!

  6. Donna was a very caring person. I will always cherish her friendship. She was my mentor when joining HP some 13 years ago. My thoughts and prays are with Peter and the kids during this very difficult time.

  7. Donna was a wonderful person who brought smiles and love to all who witnessed her in work,volunteering and Camp Good Days. Thank you for coming into our lives,especially these past few years.

    My prayers to all the family. Donna watches over each of you in her Eternal Home.
    Sr. Fran

  8. Donna, I was just thinking about you as I stumbled upon my old highschool yearbook. It’s been too long since we’ve seen each — can’t believe I won’t get another chance. God Bless You.

  9. Donna,
    For the few years I have known you, your smile and friendly greetings have always made my day. Rest ashured, I will do my best in helping Pete and your family in what ever needs they may have. God Bless!!

    Your Neighbor Paul

  10. Haley, Emily, Patrick, Jenna and Pete, I am so sorry for your loss. Donna was such a great lady and second ‘mom’ to me. Please know that both my Mom and I are here for all of you for whatever you may need. All my love, Britney

  11. I am so sorry for the loss of Donna, mother, wife, sister. friend. I truly honored to have known her and will miss her happy face. She truly enjoyed her life. She will be missed. and is an inspiration to to enjoy life.

  12. I will miss Donna’s friendship and counsel. I’m so glad that we could share some time together at the end of her life here. She was a woman of faith and she continues to inspire me. I’m better for having known her.

  13. I worked with Donna at Hewlett-Packard. I have fond memories; jogging with Donna on our lunch hour…I could never keep up with her. Turk Hill Road was Donna’s route. Donna would always encourage me; you can do it Eunice, keep running…I will never forget her.

  14. Our thoughts are with you and your family, Pete. We will remember Donna for her smile, compassion and her wonderful sense of humor.

  15. Pat & Family,I’m sorry for your loss and my deepest sympathies to all of you.

    When someone you love becomes a memory, the memory becomes a treasure. ~Author Unknown

  16. Pete & Family –

    I am so sorry for your loss. Donna was such a wonderful lady and we were all so blessed to have known her. She has touched so many hearts! The EMBA family will not be the same without her.

    My thoughts are with all of you during this difficult time.

  17. Pete,
    My heart goes out to you. Please know that you (and the family) are in my thoughts and prayers. With deepest sympathy, Mindy

  18. Pete, Jenna, Patrick, Emily, and Hayley: We feel very fortunate for having known Donna. What a wonderful, strong woman. Please know that we are thinking of you all.

  19. Pete, Jenna, Patrick, Emily, Haley & family,

    Much love to you all, I am always a phone call away for anything you need.

    Donna – miss you, but will think of you each and every time I head into the woods and on/off the trails

  20. Pete,
    My heart goes out to you and your family. Know, at this difficult time, that you are in my thoughts and prayers.
    With my deepest sympathy,

  21. To my best friend and a truely wonderful person, I am so luck and grateful to have had you in my life. I will miss you everyday! All my love, forever and always, Alice

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