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Donna A Corvia

March 12, 1949 — November 11, 2023

Farmville, VA


Donna A. Corvia, 74 was called home on Saturday the 11th of November 2023. Donna was a loving daughter, sister, mother, aunt, wife, grandmother, great grandmother and friend.

Donna was born on the 12th of March 1949 to the late John and Connie Hovanec (Concette Villella) in Allegheny County Pennsylvania. Donna lived most of her life in Pennsylvania before moving to Farmville, VA in 2013.

While living in Farmville she made many friends. She became a part of the Sharon Baptist Church family and attended services faithfully. Donna also became part of the PACE program for seniors where she frequently played and won at BINGO.

Donna was preceded in death by her husband Paul Francis Corvia and a grandson Kellan Thomas Corvia.

Donna left many loved ones behind to carry on her memory including her brother Paul (Charlotte) Hovanec; her children Kim (Charles) Sentz, Jason (Victoria) Corvia and John Corvia; her grandchildren Theresa Carles, Maria Sentz, Charles O. Sentz and Isabella Corvia; her great grandchildren Jackson and Jacob Carles, an honorary great grandchild Charles Vaughan and many nieces and nephews, cousins and friends.

There will be a viewing at Shorter Funeral Home on Saturday, the 18th of November 2023 at 12:00Noon.

A memorial to celebrate Donna’s life will be at Sharon Baptist Church on Sunday the 19th of November 2023 at 11:00AM.

Memorial contributions may be made to your favorite charity or to Cancer or Stroke research in her memory.

There is also a go fund me page to help the family with expenses.

Shorter Funeral Home is serving the family.  


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Service Schedule

Past Services


Saturday, November 18, 2023

12:00 - 2:00 pm (Eastern time)

Shorter Funeral Home Inc

1905 S Main St, Farmville, VA 23901

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Memorial Service

Sunday, November 19, 2023

11:00am - 12:00 pm (Eastern time)

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