Ahwatukee Foothills resident Melissa Donati, 29, suddenly and unexpectedly passed away Feb. 11, 2010.

Melissa Nikole Donati passes away

Ahwatukee Foothills resident Melissa Donati, 29, a beloved spouse, proud mother, loving daughter, adored sister and cherished friend, suddenly and unexpectedly passed away Feb. 11, 2010.

Melissa is survived by her spouse-in-love Timothy Huckaby; three beautiful children, TJ (8), Tiana (6) and Tamia (3); parents Robert and Cindy; sisters Michelle and Melanie; along with countless family and friends.

She was a 1997 Mountain Pointe High School graduate and active member of Mountain Park Community Church.

While Melissa’s time on Earth was short, she lived it fully. In addition to being a proud and active mother, Melissa earned her bachelor’s and master’s degrees from the University of Phoenix, worked for Wells Fargo and taught online courses for the University of Phoenix. In addition, she volunteered at her children’s school, Kyrene de la Colina Elementary, as well as in the children’s ministry at Mountain Park Community Church.

Melissa had an infectious smile, laugh and made a lasting impression on everyone she met. She will be greatly missed by her everyone who knew her.

The Melissa Donati Memorial Fund has been established for her children at Wells Fargo. The account number is 3293534537.

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