Donna Hull, 45
Donna (Ferrara) Hull, 45, of Jamestown, died Thursday, June 7, at Newport Hospital after a brave eight-year fight with metastatic breast cancer. She was the wife of Matthew Hull for 13 years.
Donna was a graduate of Fontbonne Academy in Milton, Mass. and received an associate's degree in business administration from Mt. Ida College in Newton, Mass.
She was an innkeeper in Newport prior to her recurrence of cancer. She was a member of the Healing Co-Op located in Middletown, a non-profit center dedicated to the support of women with cancer and the their families. Donna was a member of St. Mark Parish. She enjoyed living by the shore, cooking, gardening, shopping and making a home. She was an avid lover of animals, but most of all enjoyed the love and companionship of her chocolate lab Gibbs.
Besides her husband and father, she leaves two brothers, John and his wife, Maryellen, of Plainville, Mass., Matthew and his wife, Christine, of Florida; two nieces, Sarah Ann and Ellen Marie; beloved friends and family; and many breast friends from the Healing Co-Op.