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Donna M. Little

September 15, 2019 ~ October 31, 1957 (age 61)

Donna Marie Little (McGonigle), of North Easton, passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, September 15th, 2019, at the age of 61.  She leaves behind her longtime companion and “best buddy”, Vin Shipalowski, of North Easton.  Donna was born in Boston, MA on October 31st, 1957 to her late parents, Joseph McGonigle and Selma Garrity (Byke). Donna was a 1976 graduate of Oliver Ames High School and a lifelong resident of North Easton. Prior to her retirement, she was employed by CVS on Roche Brothers Way in Easton, as a Photo Lab Technician.

Donna will forever be remembered for her kind and caring personality.  She loved spending time at the beach and enjoyed the peaceful sounds of the ocean.  Donna also loved shopping, gardening and caring for animals.

In addition to her best buddy Vin, Donna was the beloved mother of Christine Little of Brockton and Cassandra Little of North Easton; and was the Sister of Bob McGonigle, Denise Balchunas and Dan McGonigle. Donna also leaves behind her 2 cherished grandchildren: Hanna and Kati Umana; and many nieces, nephews and close friends, including her lifelong best friend Bonnie Norrman, who was always there for her. She was truly loved by many and will be greatly missed.

A celebration of life will be held in the Southeast funeral Home, 93 Center St., North Easton, MA on Saturday, September 21st from 1-3PM with a Prayer Service at 2:30PM. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend. In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy can be made in Donna’s name to Angell Animal Medical Center-MSPCA. Donations can be sent to: MSPCA-Angell, Attn: Donations, 350 South Huntington Ave., Boston, MA 02130. For directions or to leave an online condolence, please visit








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