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Naomi Carol D'Onofrio

September 11, 1932 — March 2, 2020

          Mrs. Naomi Carol Cole D’Onofrio, age 87, of Overton Twp., PA, passed away peacefully on Monday morning, March 2, 2020, at the Guthrie Towanda Skilled Nursing.

 

          Naomi was born on September 11, 1932, in Greensboro, NC, a daughter of the late Edward Howard & Hester Savannah Conner Cole.

 

          She graduated from the Jacksonville High School a member of the class of 1950. At 19 years old she married 21 year old Silvio Anthony “Joe” D’Onofrio of Montgomery County, PA, on December 29, 1951. They had met each other at a record shop months earlier. They enjoyed 67 years of marriage before his passing on August 25, 2019.

 

          She worked with Silvio at his engraving shop.

 

          She was a member of Redeemer Bible Church, Dushore, PA.

 

          In 1999 Naomi and her husband Joe retired and moved to the beautiful hills of Overton Township in Bradford County, where they were able to fully enjoy the great outdoors.

 

          Naomi enjoyed playing the piano, oil painting, gardening, and watching her birds at her backyard feeder. She and her husband also enjoyed going on bus tours. She was a great supporter and charter member of the National World War II Memorial Society in Washington, DC.

 

Surviving:

Son:

Phillip A. D’Onofrio                                Souderton, PA

 

 

Daughter & son-in-law:

Julie M. & Arthur R. Hayden                  Cape May, NJ

 

Grandchildren:
          Jennifer (Justin) D’Onofrio

Brad Hayden

Stephanie (Geoff) Hayden

Robert Hayden

 

Great grandchildren:

Mya

Geoffrey

Hayden

Myles

Penelope

 

Sister-in-law:
Marie Rose Milardo                                 Warminster, PA

                                                                          

          She is also survived by numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins.

 

 

                    Funeral Services will be held on Tuesday, March 10, 2020, at 11:00 A.M. at First Church of the Brethren, 8707 West Cheltenham Ave., Wyndmoor, PA  19038, with her pastor, Rev. Ronald Dyer, officiating. Interment will follow in Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, 3301 W Cheltenham Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19150.

 

Friends and family may call on Tuesday morning March 10, 2020, at the church from 10:30 A.M. until the start of the service at 11:00 A.M.

 

Memorial Contributions may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105 in loving memory of Naomi D’Onofrio.

 

          Funeral Arrangements are under the direction of the P. Dean Homer Funeral Home, 206 Water St., Dushore, PA.

 

          To send condolences or sign the e-guestbook, please go to www.homerfuneralhome.com

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