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Leona C. DiDonato

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Leona C. DiDonato

AGE: 89 • Wilmington

Leona C. DiDonato, age 89, of Wilmington, DE passed away peacefully on March 17, 2017 surrounded by her loving family. A lifetime resident of Delaware, she was born to the late Lafayette and Louise Cooper. She was a devoted wife, mother, and grandmother. Leona loved and cherished her family, especially her grandchildren. She was an avid reader. Leona also enjoyed baking, dancing, and watching TV. Leona was a kind and loving matriarch and will be dearly missed by all who knew her.

Leona is survived by three daughters: Linda L. Lawson (Bob), Bonnie A. Barton, and Leona Reen (Michael); her sister, Nancy King (Jim); her precious grandchildren: Stacey Martin, Erica Sherkey (Eric), Michael Reen (and fiancée Crystal), and Julia Lattomus; and great grandchildren: Devon Hannagan, and Emma and Ethan Sherkey. Leona was preceded in death by her husband, Rocco DiDonato.

A visitation will be held on Wednesday evening, March 22 from 6-8 PM at the Strano & Feeley Family Funeral Home, 635 Churchmans Road, Newark, DE 19702. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Thursday, March 23 at 11 AM at St. Elizabeth's Catholic Church, 809 S. Broom St, Wilmington, DE 19805. Burial will follow at Gracelawn Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, donations are suggested to , Memorial and Honor Gifts, P.O. Box 1000, Memphis, TN 38148-0142. For directions or to send an online condolence visit

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