Virginia E. "Jean" Donofrio
Alton | Sunday, August 9 2009
She was born May 1, 1929 in Newark, New Jersey, she was the daughter of the late Daniel and Lucy (nee: Pagano) Serge.
She married Pietro "Pete" Donofrio on December 29, 1946. He preceded her in death on October 2, 1995.
She is survived and will be greatly missed by: a daughter and son in law: Aggie and Gary Nichols of Columbia, Illinois a son: David L. Donofrio of Alton, Illinois,; three grandchildren: Molly Maddox and husband Timothy of Ballwin, Missouri, Benjamin R. Nichols of St. Louis, Missouri, Brian J. Nichols of Columbia, Illinois, a sister and brother in law: Evelyn and Richard Witt of Alton, Illinois. Jean was also a loving Aunt to Rick and Brenda, Sandy, Mark, Shari and Russ, and was a special friend to many.
In addition to her husband and parents, she was also preceded in death by: a son: Daniel P. Donofrio, and by a brother: Donald Serge.
Visitation will be on Wednesday, August 13, 2009, at Elias-Kallal and Schaaf Funeral Home in Godfrey from 12:30 p.m. until time of services at 1:00 p.m.
Interment will follow in Valhalla Memorial Park in Godfrey, Illinois
In honor of Jeans' love for children and pets, memorials may be made
to: St. Jude Children's Research Hospital or to a Humane Society of the donor's choice.
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