Donna M. Karvelas of Dracut
She was married to Jonathan Seifert with whom she celebrated their 9th wedding anniversary on May 22, 2017.
Born in Lowell, she was the daughter of Carol A. (Brady) Karvelas of Lowell and the late Peter C. Karvelas. She attended Lowell High School and Middlesex Community College and graduated from Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts in Boston with an Associates degree in Culinary Arts.
Donna was a chef at the Tewksbury State Hospital. She had previously worked at the Bayberry Retirement Community of Tewksbury and Wolfgang Puck Catering Company of Boston.
Donna was a member of the Gaelic Club and Firefighters’ Club of Lowell and International Chili Society of Massachusetts. She enjoyed cooking, competing in Chili Cookoffs and playing Bingo. Her greatest joy was spending time with her family and friends.
Besides her husband she is survived by her son, Scott H. Peirce Jr. and his fiancé, Taylor Johnson of Port St. Lucie, FL; daughters, Cynthia J. Hart of Lowell, Evelyn B. Valkavitch of Lowell and step daughters, Melissa and her husband, Andy Guilmette of Tyngsboro, Amy and her husband Jason Lau, of Barrington, NH; father and mother-in-law, Charles and Carolyn Seifert of Mechanicsburg, PA and grandchildren, Jayden Valkavitch, Hayden Ortiz, Adalynn Guilmette and Alexis Rodriguez Jr.
She was the mother of the late Bernard W. Hart of Billerica who died on November 13, 1994. In addition, step mother to the late Jason Valkavitch who died on February 2, 2007.
Visiting hours Mon. 3 to 7 P.M. Funeral Tues at 8A.M. from the DOLAN FUNERAL HOME 106 MIDDLESEX ST. CHELMSFORD, with a funeral Mass at 9A.M. at St. John the Evangelist Church. Burial in St. Patrick Cemetery, Lowell. ARRANGEMENTS BY DOLAN FUNERAL HOME 978-251-4041.