Born May 1955 in Evanston, she received her education in the Evanston Public School System and was a 1973 graduate. She continued her education at Sawyer Business School in Evanston and most recently received her certificate in phlebotomy at Olympia College.
Ms. Ware, a quality assurance clerk, was employed by Washington National Insurance Co. for many years. She also was employed at G.D. Searle and then settled at Hu-Friedy.
She joined Mount Zion Missionary Baptist Church and was a faithful Norwood Inspirational Ensemble choir member.
Survivors include her mother, Minnie Ware; two children, Gregory J. Donerson Jr. of Atlanta, Ga., and Erin Brielle Donerson of Evanston; her children’s father, Gregory Donerson Sr. of Harvey, Ill.; two grandchildren; two sisters, Patricia Majors and Therese Brammer; three nephews, a niece; an aunt; and some cousins, great-nieces and nephews.
A memorial service took place June 5 at First Church of God in Evanston. Interment was private.