Mary Donatich

mary donatich

September 12, 1930 ~ December 29, 2020

Donatich, Mary nee Bucich. : age 90, of Fort Lee, on Tuesday, December 29, 2020. Beloved wife to the late Ernesto Donatich. Loving mother to Anita and her husband Mario Frankovic and John Donatich and his wife Elizabeth Lerner. Mary was born in Zagorje, Istria, Italy and came to the USA as a toddler. She grew up on West 19th Street in New York City, where she welcomed future immigrants from the region, including her husband, Ernesto. Mary worked at Con Edison in NYC and, later at Tech Labs in NJ. She is the beloved grandmother to Christina Frankovic-Sepsi and her husband Zoltan Sepsi; Joseph Frankovic and his fiancée Tina Scala; and Raffaella Donatich. She is the loving sister to the late Anthony Bucich and his wife Yolanda and beloved aunt and godmother to her many nieces, nephews and godchildren. She will be laid to rest in a private ceremony at Madonna Mausoleum in Fort Lee, NJ. A memorial service will be announced when it is safe to hold one.

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  1. Mary was our dear friend for at least 54 years. We loved her and Ernie. They taught us what family was all about. She was generous and inclusive. She lead a full and wonderful life, yet we will always miss her. Rest in peace, dear friend.

  2. My Deepest Sympathy to the whole Family. Mary was a wonderful person, we will always remember her beautiful smile. May she Rest In Heavenly Peace!!!! Love Gracijela Duras and Family.

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