Donna Jean Prue, age 64, of Milford, CT ascended to heaven on March 23, 2022, at Whispering Pines in East Haven after a long illness.
She was born on May 26, 1957, at Bridgeport Hospital and was the daughter of the late Daniel Nugent and his wife, Lucy Nugent and the late Dolores Sherwood Nugent.
Donna had a love for children that carried throughout her life and career. She was a teacher for many years at the Milford Public Schools and would often spend summers providing childcare for friends and family. Donna was an active member of the First United Church of Christ in Milford where she was a Sunday school teacher and a Jr. PF Advisor for many years. More recently, Donna was an active member of Center Church in New Haven where she participated in Bible study, movie nights, and volunteering weekly at the local soup kitchen. She developed a love for tap dancing later in life as well.
Donna is survived by her devoted sons, Leonard Prue, III (Amanda) of Milford and Christopher Prue (Gina) of Seymour and four grandchildren, Leonard IV, Madeline, Penelope, and Samson. She also leaves her former spouse, Leonard Prue, Jr. and her siblings, Beth Nugent, Ann Carroll and Ron Kjerulf. Her sister, Linda Butler predeceased her.
Family and friends may call on Wednesday, March 30th from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. with a Funeral Service at 6:00 p.m. at the GREGORY F. DOYLE FUNERAL HOME, 291 BRIDGEPORT AVENUE, MILFORD. Committal will be private. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Huntington's Disease Society of America.
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