Donna M. Drozd, 50 of Toms River passed away on Monday, August, 2, 2010 at the Robert Wood Johnson Medical Center .
Born in Plattsburgh , NY , she grew up on Forestdale Road in AuSable Forks, NY, and later attended The College of St. Rose in Albany , NY where she earned her Master's Degree in Education. Donna was a dedicated teacher and began her career in Phoenicia , NY teaching grammar school. She then taught special education in Bergen County for some time. She also taught at Helen A. Fort Middle School in Pemberton , NJ for numerous years. She was a communicant of St. Joseph ’s Catholic Church of Toms River where she assisted with the childrens' choir. Donna was a devoted wife and mother. She also enjoyed flower and vegetable gardening, reading, and researching her family's history. She was predeceased by her mother, Marie McIntyre who died in 1980.
Donna is survived by her husband of 22 years, Ted Drozd; her loving children, Laura, Sarah, Claire and David; her father, Robert McIntyre and her step mother Bonnie McIntyre of Burlington, NC ; two brothers, Richard McIntyre of Rochester, NY, William McIntyre of Saranac Lake, NY; her sister Barbara Growhoski of Easthampton, MA and her step sister Jan McKenna of Chandler, AZ.
Visitation will be held Friday from 2 to 4 & 7 to 9 at Kedz Funeral Home, 1123 Hooper Ave. , Toms River . Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated 10:00 am Saturday, at St. Joseph ’s Catholic Church, Hooper Ave. , Toms River , Letters of condolence may be sent to the family by visiting www.kedzfuneralhome.com