Donna Jean Hilton 83 passed away quietly in her home Thursday January 27 2011. She was born in Sturgis South Dakota in October 1927. She spent her youth in San Diego California. She came to Akron in 1947. Donna embodied spirit of volunteerism having served on many volunteer boards and community programs. She is retired from Barberton Citizen's Hospital where she served as Director of Patient Advocacy. She is preceded in death by her parents Helen (Helmer) Woods William Boop and two sisters. She is survived by her children Larry (Rebecca) Hilton Janice (Larry) Jupin and Laurie (Devon Reis) Hilton; grandchildren Jack and James Hilton and one brother George Martin. A private family memorial will be planned. In remembrance of Donna donations may be made to the Humane Society of Greater Akron.