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Celeste “Ricci” Donnadio - b. Bella Potenza, Italy to Ohio

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Celeste “Ricci” Donnadio - b. Bella Potenza, Italy to Ohio

Posted: 1337135160000
Classification: Obituary
Surnames: Benizzi, Ricci
CANFIELD – Celeste “Ricci” Donnadio, who passed away peacefully on Sunday, May 13, 2012 with her loving family by her side.

Celeste was born in Bella Potenza, Italy, the daughter of Luigi and Angela Maria (Benizzi) Ricci.

Celeste was a beautician for many years and was also employed as a sales clerk at Bailey, Banks & Biddle Jewelry Store.

Her former husband, Mario E. Donnadio, whom she married Oct. 27, 1958, passed away July 10, 2007.

Celeste enjoyed fine décor and loved decorating her home. She also enjoyed taking trips to her home in Italy and loved the Tuscany Region. She enjoyed walking, being outdoors and taking casino bus trips with her friends, but she especially enjoyed shopping with her daughter.

Celeste will always be lovingly remembered by her son, Mark (Janet) Donnadio of Poland, Ohio; her daughter, Sheila Donnadio of Canfield, Ohio; two grandsons, Mark J. Donnadio of Poland and Anthony M. (Melissa) Donnadio of Mineral Ridge, Ohio; granddaughter Heather M. Donnadio of Boardman, OH; great-grandchildren Marcus, Dylan, Abby, and Ryan Donnadio; and brother Antonio (Grazella) of Livorno, Italy.

She was preceded in death by her parents and former husband.

Friends may call from 5 to 7 p.m. on Wednesday, May 16, 2012, at the Rossi Brothers and Lellio Funeral Home, 4442 South Ave. in Boardman.

There will be a funeral service at 9:15 a.m. on Thursday, May 17, 2012, at the Rossi Brothers & Lellio Funeral Home in Boardman, followed by a 10 a.m. Mass of Christian Burial at Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church in Youngstown, Ohio

Family and friends may visit the Book of Memories at to view this tribute and send condolences to Celeste’s family.

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