Donna Mae Beastrom

July 18, 1964 - February 10, 2024
Donna Mae Beastrom

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Donna Mae Beastrom, 59, of Wilmington, NC, passed away on February 10, 2024. She was born on July 18, 1964, in Conneaut, Ohio, to Clara and Kenneth Killheffer. Donna was preceded in death by her loving husband, Lawrence Beastrom, as well as her parents.

Donna had a fulfilling career in the healthcare field. She started at Brown Memorial Hospital in Conneaut, Ohio, as a nurse and then worked her way up to become a supervisor. After moving to North Carolina, she continued her nursing career at Pender Memorial Hospital and Surge Care. In 2010, Donna achieved a significant milestone by becoming the first registered nurse hired for the NOVANT Health Regional Transfer Center.

Outside of her professional life, Donna had a zest for life and enjoyed various hobbies. She loved boating, playing corn hole and pool, and spending time with her friends and family. Donna was known for being an amazing mom and mother-in-law, the best grandma, and a great friend.

Donna will be deeply missed by her son, Gregory Beastrom, daughter-in-law, Małgorzata Beastrom, and her grandsons, Blake, Maksymilian, and Sebastian Beastrom.

A funeral service to honor Donna’s life will be held at 2pm on Sunday, February 18, 2024, at Wilmington Funeral and Cremation, 1535 S. 41st Street, Wilmington, 28403.

To view a recording of the service CLICK HERE.

Memorial Contributions in honor of Donna can be made to Lower Cape Fear Life Care Foundation, 1414 Physicians Court, Wilmington, NC 28401.

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The funeral will take place on February 18, 2024 at 2:00 PM at Wilmington Funeral & Cremation - Wilmington Chapel (1535 S. 41st Street)

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  • February 18, 2024
    Shelly says:
    Donna will be missed, she was a loving and generous person.

  • February 17, 2024
    Suzie says:
    Donna was a genuine soul. She always put others first before her own. She was a wonderful friend, nurse and I will miss her. Rest in peace DB.

  • February 17, 2024
    Cheryl Cummings says:
    To my Wine Sampler and Pizza/Sushi Buddy - you will be missed.

  • February 15, 2024
    Mike Kittrell says:
    This saddens me deeply, I worked with Donna many years at Cape Fear ER, she was a bright light to all of us, my deepest sympathy to Greg and all of her family...

  • February 15, 2024
    Andrew Bierer says:
    I never got to meet her personally, but spoke to her numerous times in my role as a Unit Clerk at EDN. I am so sorry to hear about her passing, and will miss hearing her voice. My condolences to her family, friends and co-workers.