On July 19th, 2021, Donna Ann Carter, nee Burghart, 71, passed peacefully at her home in Camillus, NY. She is survived by her husband of more than 54 years, James C. Carter Sr. In addition, she is survived by her daughter Laura Ann Carter of Camillus, sons James and wife Michelle of Watauga TN, and Kevin and wife Roberta of East Brunswick NJ. She was a proud grandmother to 6 grandchildren Justin Reinsmith, Matthew Okul, Allen Simerly, Trip Carter, Elizabeth Munday, nee Carter, and Jacob Carter and 7 great-grandchildren. Also surviving are brothers Rolland “Butch” Burghart, Daniel Burghart and Dawn Langdon, nee Burghart. Preceding her in death was her beloved sister Michelle “Shelly” Davies, nee Burghart. Along with her immediate family, she had many nieces and nephews that she deeply loved and cared for over the years.
She was a master gardener whose work was appreciated by all who walked through her glorious garden. She was a painter and craftsman that made many works for family and friends. She was a compassionate woman who, over the years, opened her home to many in need. Her strong will and quick wit were qualities that she was well known for. She loved her family and lifelong friends deeply and will forever be missed. Services are private.