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Donna Lee Henderson

February 15, 1959 - April 17, 2021

Donna Lee Henderson, age 62, of Elkton, MD, passed away on Saturday, April 17, 2021.

Born in Wilmington, DE, on February 15, 1959, she was the daughter of the late Donald R. Schnee and Jenelee Pierce. Donna excelled as a certified registered nurse for various personal homecare providers. She had a heart for helping people, be it a stranger or longtime friend. Donna loved all species of turtles and enjoyed traveling, especially to Florida, where she previously resided. She delighted in watching soap operas, Days of Our Lives being her favorite. Most of all, Donna was a devoted wife, mother, and grandmother. She will always be remembered for her compassionate care of others, kindness, and free-spirited nature.

In addition to her parents, Donna was preceded in death by her son, William “Billie” Wesley Hall and granddaughter, Leea Adams. She is survived by her beloved husband, Matthew Henderson and her precious dog, Maggie; children, Richard Lancour (Crystal), Jenelee Gibson, Travis Schnee, and Joshua Schnee; step-children, Matthew Henderson, Jr. (Kathleen) and Heather Henderson (Aaron Adams); brothers, John Schnee and Donald Schnee III; and grandchildren, Thomas Lancour, Andrew “AJ” Lancour, Sierra Gibson, Madison Gibson, Matthew Henderson, McKenzie Henderson, A.J. Adams, and Aarik Adams.

A visitation for family and friends will be held from 4 pm until 5 pm on Friday, April 23, 2021, at Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 275 East Main Street, Middletown, DE, followed by a funeral service at 5 pm. Face masks will be required for all in attendance. Interment will be held privately.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Donna’s memory to Special Olympics Delaware, 619 South College Avenue, Newark, DE 19716 or here.


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15 Condolences for Donna Lee Henderson

  • A true angel never dies, she just goes home to be with God & watch over her beloved family forever & ever. We love you so much Mommom Donna! Thank you for being the wonderful soul we all needed to know ❤️🙏🏼

  • So very sorry for your loss guys. Sending hugs and prayers during this difficult time.

  • I always admired Donna for her positive and caring spirit, even through all of her physical problems and challenges.. My deepest sympathy to Matt and family.

  • We met alittle over 30 years ago then we lost touch for years. I was definitely surprised when I found out you moved in across the street from me. All those years we lost touch with each other, you never changed…you were always worried about everyone else ,even though you had your own problems. I will definitely miss coming over for coffee, ordering lunch with you and having dinner with you and Matt. You were a great friend and I love you. I miss you lots and I know you are looking down on us with comments that only YOU would say.

  • Donna, you are our Angel now. We will miss your hugs, endless love, huge hugs and crazy sense of humor. Orange you in the arms of Jesus 😇

  • So going to miss seeing her smiling face! We love you Donna. Fly high my friend. Give our Chrissy a big hug! She’s waiting with open arms

  • Thoughts and prayers to her family and friends. I do believe we went to school together a great loss

  • So sorry to hear this !!! Donna and I go back to the great fun memories of Brookside Park with the Cannons !!! Matt – Ed sends his condolences as well … Thinking of you all !!!

  • Aunt Donna you will be missed more than you know. You always had a way of making everyone around you laugh and enjoy the little moments. No one will ever be able to replace the sunshine you brought into this world. We miss you so much already.. love you aunt Donna.

  • Travis, we wish you comfort and strength for the days and weeks ahead. Just know we are here to help.

    With deepest sympathy,
    Your Kraft Team

  • My deepest condolences to Donna’s family. We’ve been friends for many years. I’ll keep her beautiful personality and Love with me always.Sleep easy my friend! Love Cathy.1

  • My deepest Condolences to all the Family and friends, Donna knew me and my entire family for over 40 years. I’m very sad today to hear of her passing. Great video of her. May she rest in peace. God bless. Daniel “Paco”

  • Donna was a Earth Angel & now she is one of God’s Angel’s. She was one of a kind whom gave all that she had & never asked for anything in return. She was more than my Sister-in-law she was my friend & will be truly missed. May she fly with all the other Angel’s & know how Loved & Missed forevermore ….. Amen

  • Matt…so sad to see this. She was such a great caregiver to my family.

    Hugs to you and your family.

    Howard and Janice

  • I fell in love with Jenny and you accepted me regardless of circumstances. The memories i have of you, travis, lil josh and jen jen are forever engraved in my heart. Until we meet again keep an eye on us all.
    Endless Love,
    Redman 😞😭😭