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Lois Jane (Smith) Donofrio

September 21, 1929 April 23, 2016
Lois Jane (Smith) Donofrio
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Obituary for Lois Jane (Smith) Donofrio

DONOFRIO - Lois Jane (Smith) Donofrio, age 86, of Stratford, beloved wife of the late Raymond Donofrio, Sr., passed away Saturday, April 23, 2016 in Bridgeport Hospital. Mrs. Donofrio was born September 21, 1929 in Long Branch, New Jersey, daughter of the late Henry and Olive Mae (Vanderhof) Smith and had been a long time Stratford resident.

Lois was a devoted mother, grandmother and great grandmother.

Before raising her family, Lois had worked for Warner Industries. She volunteered as a Stratford Voter Registrar and volunteered at the Nichols School Library for over 40 years. She also loved to read and spend time with her grandchildren.

She is survived by her six children, Raymond Donofrio, Jr. and his fiance Tracy Bruno of Oxford, Wayne Donofrio and his wife Michele of Monroe, Kathleen Donofrio of Stratford, Robert Donofrio and his wife Patricia of Shelton, Christopher Donofrio and his wife Donna of Clinton, CT and Bruce Donofrio of Stratford; thirteen grandchildren, Jessica, Raymond, Christopher, Ashley, Jennifer, Robert Jr., Timothy, William, Nicole, Gabrielle, Bruce Jr., Anthony and Christopher; two great grandchildren, Juliana and Jason; and one brother, Louis Smith of New Fairfield and several nieces and nephews. She will be missed by her precious cat, Bebe.

She was predeceased by a sister, Mary and a brother, John.

Friends are invited to attend her Funeral Service on Thursday, April 28, 2016 at 11:00 a.m. in the William R. McDonald Funeral Home, 2591 Main St., Stratford. Interment will follow in Saint Mary's Cemetery, Milford. Friends may visit with the family Wednesday from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

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Visitation

Wednesday

27

Apr

4:00 PM 4/27/2016 4:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 4/27/2016 8:00:00 PM
William R. McDonald Funeral Home

2591 Main Street
Stratford, CT 06615

William R. McDonald Funeral Home
2591 Main Street Stratford 06615 CT
United States

Service

Thursday

28

Apr

11:00 AM 4/28/2016 11:00:00 AM
William R. McDonald Funeral Home

2591 Main Street
Stratford, CT 06615

William R. McDonald Funeral Home
2591 Main Street Stratford 06615 CT
United States

Interment

Thursday

28

Apr

12:30 PM 4/28/2016 12:30:00 PM
Saint Mary's Cemetery

Buckinham Ave
Milford, CT 06460

Saint Mary's Cemetery
Buckinham Ave Milford 06460 CT
United States
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