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Donna M. Tauscher (Ferrero)

November 19, 1954 - January 8, 2019

Burial Date January 12, 2019

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Donna M. (Ferrero) Tauscher, 64, of Chicopee, passed away on Tuesday, January 8, 2019, surrounded by her loving family after a short battle with cancer. She was a customer service assistant at Caldors for many years, and later successfully operated her own business. Donna was born on November 19, 1954 in Springfield to Donald and Constance (Brochu) Ferrero Mooney. She was a graduate of Commerce High School in Springfield and a communicant of St. Rose de Lima Church. Donna enjoyed bingo, bowling and going to craft fairs and the casino. But most of all she enjoyed time with her granddaughter, Haleigh, the joy of her life. She is survived by her mother, Constance (Brochu) Mooney, two sons, Marc K. Tauscher of Chicopee and Brent J. Tauscher of West Springfield; a brother, Donald “Chip” Ferrero and his wife, Jean Marcoux of Springfield; a sister, Karen Teixeira and her husband, David of Florida; a granddaughter, Haleigh M. Tauscher of Chicopee; a special aunt and uncle, Kathy and Chuck Brochu, her best friend, Jean Buckland of Springfield and Donna’s pup, Millie. She will be dearly missed by many loving aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Donna is predeceased by her husband, Kraig Tauscher, who died in 2010, her father, Donald Ferrero, her dad, Raymond Mooney, father-in-law, Richard “Dick” Tauscher and mother-in-law, Ellen Tauscher. Donna’s funeral will be held on Saturday, January 12, 2019 from the Cierpial Memorial Funeral Home on 69 East St. in Chicopee Falls, followed by a Liturgy of Christian Burial at St. Rose de Lima Church on 600 Grattan St. in Chicopee at 12:30 pm. Entombment will follow in Most Holy Redeemer Mausoleum at Gate of Heaven Cemetery, in Springfield. Visiting hours at the funeral home are on Saturday morning from 10 am to 12 noon. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to National Financial Services c/o Haleigh M. Tauscher, 330 Whitney Ave. Suite 600, Holyoke, MA 01040. Haleigh’s name must be in memo on check.