Donata Persichetti, a resident of Pelham, passed away peacefully on September 5, 2021 at the age of 89.
Donata was the beloved wife of Giuseppe, who predeceased her in 1993. She was the loving mother of Joann (Joe) Villani and Andy (Joanne) Persichetti. Cherished grandmother of Joey (Ashley) Villani, Joseph (Danielle) Persichetti, Cristina (Richard) Cleri, Andrew (Jennifer) Persichetti and Michael (Maria) Villani. Adored great grandmother of Josie Villani, Andrew Persichetti, Adrianna Persichetti, Sophia Persichetti, Ella Persichetti, Luca Villani, Giuliana Cleri, Lucas’ Cleri, Joey Persichetti, Leo Villani and Thomas Cleri.
In lieu of flowers, donations in Donata's memory can be made to the National Kidney Foundation - 30 East 33rd Street, New York, NY 10016 or by clicking the link on the left side of the page.
A Funeral Mass will be held on Wednesday, September 8th at 10 AM at St. John the Baptist Church, 670 Yonkers Avenue, Yonkers with entombment to follow at Ferncliff Cemetery, 280 Secor Road, Hartsdale. The family will be present on Tuesday, September 7th from 4-8 PM at Ruggiero & Sons, Inc. Funeral Home & Cremation Services – 732 Yonkers Avenue, Yonkers, NY 10704.
Our facility at 732 Yonkers Avenue is independently owned & operated by Richard & Michael Ruggiero. This location is staffed by Michael, Eileen, Michelle & Andrew Ruggiero and Jessica Martins. At this time, this is the only facility owned and operated by the Ruggiero family