BIDDEFORD — Donna Lee (Bryant) Reinhardt, 73, of Biddeford, died Saturday, September 12, 2015, at Southern Maine Health Care in Biddeford.

She was born August 31, 1942, to Donald Bryant and Thelma (Dill) Gantnier, in Portland. She graduated from Kennebunk High School in 1961.

Donna spent the first part of her adult life dedicated to raising her children. Once her children were in school, she worked as a CNA at Maine Medical Center in Portland and later at Evergreen Manor in Saco. Shortly after marrying Ervin Reinhardt, September 1988, they moved to Wisconsin. While there she worked as a manager at a Stop and Go. She retired in 2007 and in 2012 moved back to Maine to be closer to her children.

She loved family gettogethers, bingo and car rides. She and Erv really enjoyed watching NASCAR whether it was on TV or at the race track, she would always cheer for Matt Kenseth.

She was preceded in death by: her dad, Donald Bryant in 1985; her son, Michael Machado in 1985; her mom, Thelma Dill Bryant in 2002; her sister, Linda Davenport in 2004; and her son, Richard Perry in 2012.

Donna is survived by: her husband, Ervin Reinhardt of Rio, Wisconsin; five children, Sherrill Sidlik of Saco, Mark Machado and his wife Tracy of Dayton, Bruce Machado and his wife Nancy of Columbus, Georgia, Nichole Boynton and her husband Darren of Saco, and Heidi Perry of Saco; one step-daughter, Denise Reinhardt of Rio, Wisconsin; 13 grandchildren; six greatgrandchildren; eight siblings, Gary Bryant and his wife Brenda of West Kennebunk, Jeff Bryant and his wife Irene of Saco, Kenny Bryant of Kennebunk, Donald Bryant and his wife Lorie of Kennebunk, Steve Bryant and his wife Shiena of Kennebunk, Kristy Bryant of Kennebunk, Melinda Anderson and her husband David of Kennebunk; and Kelly Gantnier of Portland; and many nieces and nephews.

Visiting hours will be 10 -11:30 a.m. on Friday, Sept. 18, 2015 at Hope Memorial Chapel, 480 Elm St., Biddeford. A funeral service will follow at 11:30 a.m. at Hope Memorial Chapel. Burial will be in Laurel Hill Cemetery in Saco. Donations in Donna’s name may be made to the American Diabetes Association, 45 Forest Ave., Portland, ME 04101 or the American Heart Associations, Portland, ME. Arrangements are by Hope Memorial Chapel. To share condolences online, please visit