John B. Donofrio

July 26, 1940 ‒ August 10, 2004

Mount Vernon, Ohio

John B. Donofrio, age 64, of Howard, Ohio, died Tuesday August 10, 2004 at the Knox Community Hospital in Mount Vernon, Ohio. He was born July 26, 1940 in Cambridge, Mass. and was employed as a driver for DTF Trucking with Dana Corporation. He was retired from Teamsters Local #25 in Cambridge, Mass. He was a member and past-exhaled Ruler of the Elks Lodge and was a member of the Moose Lodge in Cambridge.

Surviving are his wife Evva (Sickler) Donofrio; his mother Alma (Crivello) Donofrio Alexander of Marlboro, Mass.; three sons John B. (Vicki Korovillas) Donofrio Jr. of Medford, Mass., Joseph A. (Romie) Donofrio of North Andover, Mass., Kevin A. (Christine) Donofrio of Reading, Mass.; five daughters Francine (Joey) Piwinski of Malden, Mass., Doreen R. (Patrick) O’Shea of Fall River, Mass., Kathleen (Joseph) Barboza of Ayer, Mass., Christine (Joel) Burke of Cambridge, Mass., and Charlene (Patrick) Skelly of Rocky Hill, Conn.; five stepsons Greg Ricketson of Casselberry, Fla., Shawn (Kathleen) Ricketson of Hemet, Calif., Jamie (Deb) Swartz of St. Joe, MO., Jyson Swartz of Hiawatha, Ks, and Curt Swartz of San Diego, Calif.; four stepdaughters Evva (Randy) Mayfield and Hope (David) Law both of Hiawatha, Ks., Amanda (Travis) Thomas and Ashley (Phil) Hicks both of Mount Vernon, Oh.; 39 grandchildren; a great granddaughter; a brother Edmund Donofrio of Cambridge, Mass.; and two sisters Virginia Kapp of Falmouth, Mass. and Nancy Greenberg of Boston, Mass. He was preceded in death by his father John A. Donofrio and his stepfather Alex Alexander.

Friends may call Thursday from 5 to 7 PM at the Flowers-Snyder Funeral Home in Mount Vernon where a Christian Wake Service will be held at 7 PM Thursday. A Mass of resurrection and burial will be in Cambridge, Mass. on Monday.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions can be made to the Make A Wish Foundation.

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