Donna Cassioppi

DONNA MARIE CASSIOPPI, 85 ROCKFORD - Donna Marie Cassioppi, 85, of Rockford passed away peacefully Wednesday, March 26, 2014, after a courageous battle with an illness. Born November 20, 1928, in Rockford to William and Lucy (Westfall) Gillette. Donna loved sewing, but was happiest when she was baking Christmas cookies for her family. Survivors include her children, Marguerite Claussen, Paul Michael Cassioppi, and George (Christie) Cassioppi Jr.; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She is preceded in death by her parents, and several siblings. Cremation rites will be accorded. No services will be held. Online condolences may be submitted at


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Sunset Memorial Gardens
8800 North Alpine Road Machesney Park, IL 61115
(815) 633-0211

Published in Rockford Register Star from Mar. 29 to Mar. 30, 2014