Lena Donofrio

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Lena Donofrio

Lena Donofrio The Lord called Madeline (Lena) Donofrio to her final resting place on Sunday, Dec. 2, 2018.
She was born in Hillsville on March 11, 1920, to her loving parents, Joseph and Rose Micco Donofrio.
She was preceded in death by her parents; maternal and paternal grandparents; two brothers, Charles Donofrio and Gabriel Donofrio and his sons, Gabe Jr. and Mark, his daughters, Cristina and Constance; and her sister, Marie Swanson.
Madeline graduated from Bessemer High School in 1938 and from New Castle Business College in 1939. She was employed by Peoples Realty Co. for 45 years. She was a licensed insurance and real estate agent.
Madeline was corresponding secretary for the New Castle Girl Scouts during Mrs. Forsythe's tenure. She was also a former member and officer of New Castle Business and Professional Women's Club. She enjoyed spending time with her family, traveled extensively, was an avid reader, enjoyed playing cards, Scrabble and crossword puzzles. She also loved animals.
Madeline leaves behind her dear sister-in-law, Velma Donofrio; loving nephews and niece and their spouses, Charles R. Donofrio, Archie J. Donofrio, Timothy Donofrio, Dennis Swanson, Robert P. Swanson, Deborah Clark; and several great-nieces and nephews.
She was a member of Christ the King Parish.
In lieu of flowers, any contributions in Madeline's memory may be mailed to the Lawrence County Humane Society, P.O. Box 62, New Castle, PA 16103.
The family would like to thank the Allegheny Hospice and her private caretakers who cared for her over the last year.

Madeline (Lena), 98.
Calling hours: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday (12-5-18) at the ED AND DON DECARBO FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATORY, 3000 Wilmington Road, New Castle. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.decarbofuneralhome.com.
Services: A Blessing Service will be held at 1:15 p.m. Wednesday (12-5-18) in the funeral home conducted by Deacon John Carran.
Burial: St. Lawrence Cemetery.
Published on December 3, 2018
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