Donna Marie Hakesley,68 of Hopedale. After an incredibly courageous battle with cancer, Donna passed away peacefully with her loving family by her side. Daughter of the late Mitchell and Bessie (Gay) Eouse. Survived by; husband, of 46 years, Peter Hakesley of Hopedale; son, Brett Hakesley of Maui; son, Todd Hakesley of Hopedale; daughter and son-in-law, Kara and Kevin Campbell of Upton; sister, Louise Baker of Bellingham, grandchildren; Cameron Hakesley of Milford and Brady, Evan and Delaney Campbell of Upton. As well as many nieces, nephews and lifelong friends.
Donna spent her lifetime caring for her family and doing for others. She was very passionate about mental health treatment and addiction recovery. In her free time, the things she enjoyed most were being outside in her yard, while tending to her beautiful gardens and Koi pond, day trips to Cape Cod with her husband Peter; as well as cooking, shopping and impromptu trips to the casino with her girlfriends. Above all, Donna treasured spending time with her 4 grandchildren. They were her pride and joy.
A private memorial service will be held. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to The National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse @ www.act.drugfree.org