Donna May Pearson passed away early Friday morning in the hospital due to post-surgical complications, with loved ones at her side. She lived a life full of love, happiness and amazing experiences with family and friends that is admired by all. She took tremendous pride in being a wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother; always putting others first and making everyone feel at home.Donna was born in Los Angeles, California on October 30, 1939, to Stanley Bud and Dorothy Fisher.
She spent her youth growing up in El Monte, CA with her younger sister Brenda Smith and brother Dave Fisher. She married her high school sweetheart at the age of 18, and they quickly began to create their family, having four beautiful children while living in Covina, CA. In 1966, they moved their young family to the home they built in Holiday Lake Estates, where they still reside. While raising their family, they ran their construction and development business and were very involved in the growing community of Morgan Hill.
Donna successfully provided a loving home for three generations of Pearson family and friends.Donna is survived by her loving husband of 61 years, Jeff Pearson. She was preceded in death by her oldest daughter Pamela Pearson and is survived by her son Todd Pearson and his wife Debora, son Kevin Pearson and his husband Stephen Murphy, and daughter Melanie Robertson and her husband Jim.
She also leaves behind 10 grandchildren, Jake Billingsley and his wife Katie, Megan Berner and her husband David, Chad, Lauren & Matthew Pearson, Maximilian (Max) & Emily Murphy-Pearson, and Kyle, Ashley & Zach Robertson; along with 6 great-grandchildren, Brooke, Blake, Taylor, & Drew Billingsley, and Chloe & Jax Berner. Donnas legacy will live on, and she will be missed by all.Friends and family are invited to a visitation on Friday, April 5, 2019, from 5:00 8:00 PM and a funeral service celebrating her life on Saturday, April 6, 2019, at 11:00 AM, both will be held at Lima-Campagna-Johnson Funeral Home.
Lima-Campagna-Johnson Funeral Home17720 Monterey RdMorgan Hill, CA 95037In lieu of flowers the family requests that donations in memory of Donna May Pearson be made to support liver transplant research at UCSF.Instructions to make donations by mail or online are below:By Mail: Please make checks out to the UCSF Foundation and on the memo line or an accompanying piece of paper, write Liver Transplant (B1503) in memory of Donna May Pearson. Contributions can be sent to UCSF, P.O. Box 45339, San Francisco, CA 94145-0339. Online: To make donations online please visit https://makeagift.ucsf.edu\transplant, click the blue box direct your gift to a specific area and select Liver Transplant Service. Before submitting, check the box This contribution is in honor or memory of someone.