Madeline (Lena) Donofrio

Madeline (Lena) Donofrio

Thursday, March 11th, 1920 - Sunday, December 2nd, 2018
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The Lord called Madeline (Lena) Donofrio to her final resting place on December 2, 2018.

She was born in Hillsville, Pa 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, 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 Company for forty five 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, travelled extensively, was an avid reader, enjoyed playing cards, scrabble and cross word puzzles. She also loved animals.

Madeline leaves behind her dear sister-in-law, Vilma 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 great nephews.

She was a member of Christ the King Parish.

Visitation is Wednesday from 11:00AM to 1:00PM at the Ed and Don DeCarbo Funeral Home and Crematory 3000 Wilmington Rd. followed by a Blessing Service to be held at the funeral home at 1:15PM conducted by Deacon John Carran.

Burial will take place in St. Lawrence Cemetery.

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.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Wednesday, December 5th, 2018 | 11:00am - 1:00pm
    Wednesday, December 5th, 2018 11:00am - 1:00pm
    Ed & Don DeCarbo Funeral Home & Crematory, Inc. - 3000 Wilmington Road
  • Service

    Wednesday, December 5th, 2018 | 1:15pm
    Wednesday, December 5th, 2018 1:15pm
    Ed & Don DeCarbo Funeral Home & Crematory, Inc. - 3000 Wilmington Road
  • Interment

    St. Lawrence Cemetery


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Ted and Janet

Posted at 09:06am
Please accept our sympathies. We are unable to attend the service. We love and miss you all.

Tony Isabella

Posted at 10:37pm
So sorry of the passing of Lena our sympathy to the family..Tony Isabella...Dana Isabella Cumberledge..

Bonnie Isabella

Posted at 10:26pm
Please except my condolences for the passing of Lena she was a true lady and a wonderful kind woman..i wish i were able to make the services but I can not..RIP Lena..Bonnie Isabella..

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