Donna "Meme" Thurlow, 64, died unexpectedly, yet peacefully, following a lifelong illness, Sunday, March 3, 2013 at Knox Center for Long Term Care in Rockland.

A graveside service will be announced in the summer. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Shriners Hospital for Crippled Children, Donation Department, 516 Carew St., Springfield, Mass. 01104.

To share a memory or read a full obituary, please visit her Book of Memories at bchfh.com. Arrangements are in the care of Burpee, Carpenter & Hutchins Funeral Home, 110 Limerock St., Rockland.