DONNA M. COLLINS (nee Iacofano) age 87, beloved wife of the late John “Jack”; loving mother of John (wife Lori), Maureen Collins (husband Steve Cawley), Cathleen Collins (husband Rob Gannon), Sally Collins (husband John O’Toole) and the late Joseph; devoted grandmother of Andrew Collins (wife Jeannette Casserly), Liam Collins, Connell Collins and the late Paul Collins; cherished daughter of the late Blaise “Joe” and Dorathy (nee Werts) Iacofano; dearest sister of the late Michael Iacofano (wife JoAnn); dear sister-in-law, aunt, great-aunt and friend of many.
Donna was born on July 12, 1936, in Cleveland, Ohio. She lived most of her life in Lyndhurst and last few years in Willoughby. Donna was a member of St. Noel Catholic Church, former member of St. Clare and was a Eucharistic Ministry Lecturer. She graduated from Ursuline Academy in 1954 and graduated from Ursuline College in 1987. Donna worked as a Pastoral Minister at St. Clare Catholic Church. She assisted with functions at the Diocese of Cleveland, Christian Life Center and was an administrative assistant at Bellefaire JCB as well as a program coordinator. Donna enjoyed gardening, stitching and sewing, was an avid reader and a loyal Cavs and Indians/Guardians fan. Donna passed away on July 19, 2023. She will be greatly missed by everyone that knew and loved her.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in memory of Donna to Ursuline Sisters of Cleveland, 6085 Parkland Blvd, Suite 175, Mayfield Hts, OH 44124. Mass of Christian Burial Monday, July 31, 2023, at St. Noel Catholic Church 35200 Chardon Rd., Willoughby Hills, Ohio at 11 AM. Burial following at All Souls Cemetery. Family will receive friends to pay tribute to and celebrate the life of Donna at THE DeJOHN-FLYNN-MYLOTT FUNERAL HOME OF WILLOUGHBY HILLS, 28890 CHARDON ROAD (between Bishop Rd. and Rt. 91) SUNDAY 1 – 5 PM.Print This Obituary & Condolences