Jessie L. (Simmonini) Dondero, 87 of Florida and formerly of Vineland, died Monday, May 21, 2012, at her late residence. Born in Fairview, New Jersey, she was a Vineland resident for 78 years before moving to Florida. She attended Sacred Heart Schools.
Jessie was a homemaker and raised four sons. She enjoyed needlework, crocheting, cooking and making her own clothes.
She is predeceased by her husband, John S. Dondero, 2 brothers, John and Tony Simmonini, and 2 sisters, Rose Biasi and Jenny Franchetta.
4 sons: James R. Dondero and wife Carol of Centerton, NJ
Joseph G. Dondero and wife Marilyn of Ocoee, Florida
Jerome T. Dondero of Vineland
John C. Dondero and wife Cheryl of New Cumberland, Pa.
10 grandchildren, 4 great grandchildren
2 brothers: Harry Simmonini of Vineland
Joseph Simmonini of Bridgeton
1 sister: Amelia Smith of N. Carolina
Many nieces and nephews
A Funeral Liturgy will be celebrated on Saturday at 10:30am at Christ The Good Shepherd Parish, Sacred Heart Church, Vineland. Burial will follow in Sacred Heart Cemetery. Friends will be received on Saturday at the CHURCH from 9:15am to 10:15am. Arrangements are by DeMarco-Luisi Funeral Home 2755 S. Lincoln Ave., Vineland.