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Josephine DiCicco Donato

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“Now I am sitting here trying to think what to say, tapping my pen, words of blankness rewriting my goodbye, ripping of paper trying to write those...Read More »
1 of 4 | Posted by: Lisa McCarthy - Stoneham, MA

“I will always remember Rudy. She was always so cheerful.She was a good friend to talk to. I liked to crochet and usedto like to show her my...Read More »
2 of 4 | Posted by: MaryAnn Quintal - stoneham, MA

“My family and i send our deepest condolences . ”
3 of 4 | Posted by: Mary Lacey - Stoneham, MA

“I was so shocked and saddened to hear about Rudy. What a nice woman and neighbor she was! ALWAYS smiling, always stopped to chat when I would see...Read More »
4 of 4 | Posted by: Kym Casey - STONEHAM, MA

Josephine "Rudy" (DiCicco) Donato, of Stoneham, passed away on Wednesday, February 7th at the age of 90. Beloved wife of the late Domenic Donato; loving mother of Domenic Donato, David Donato and his wife Susan, Jayne MacLean and her husband Don; grandmother of Dena Weick, Darla Donato, Stacey Woodbury, Kristin MacLean, Jared MacLean, Kevin Donato and Nicole Donato; sister of Emma Francione and Teresa Connelly and her husband John; aunt to many nieces and nephews and great-grandmother of eleven.

Funeral will be held at the Barile Family Funeral Home, 482 Main Street (RT 28), Stoneham on Monday, February 12th at 11:00 A.M. Family and friends are cordially invited to gather and share memories with the family prior to the funeral service from 10am-11am.

Parking attendants and elevator are available. Private interment for family only will be at Holy Cross Cemetery in Malden.

In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation in memory of Rudy to the Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758517, Topeka, Kansas 66675-8517 or at

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