In addition to his loving wife of 67 years, Donato is survived by his children, Donna Gibbs and her husband, Bob, of Peabody, Danny DiNocco and his wife, Elise, of Wakefield, Ann Molk and her husband, Stu, of Danvers, Dennis DiNocco and his wife, Lisa, of Ipswich, and Robert DiNocco and his wife, Lisa, of New Hampshire; his 13 grandchildren; his two great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. He was also the father of the late Anthony DiNocco, and brother of the late Romeo, Luigi, Sabitino, Erminio, and Antonio DiNocco.
ARRANGEMENTS: His funeral will be held from C.R. Lyons & Sons, Funeral Directors, 28 Elm Street, Danvers Square, on Friday, at 8:15 a.m., followed by his Funeral Mass in St. Mary of the Annunciation Church, Conant Street, Danvers, at 9 a.m. Relatives and friends are invited. Burial will be in the Massachusetts National Cemetery, Bourne. Visiting hours are Thursday, from 5 to 7 p.m. In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may be made in Donato’s memory to the Soldiers Home, 91 Crest Ave., Chelsea, MA 02150.
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