Maria’s Funeral Mass will be celebrated in

St Francis of Assisi Catholic Church, 59 Newton Road, Newton,

on FRIDAY, October 6, 2023, commencing at 10:30 a.m.


The committal will then follow at the Two Wells Cemetery,

41 Old Port Wakefield Road, Two Wells.


VISITATION will take place at the Frank J Siebert Paradise Chapel,

5 Gorge Road, Paradise, on THURSDAY, October 5, 2023, commencing at 6:30 p.m.


In lieu of flowers, donations to Dementia Australia

would be appreciated, please find link above or donation envelopes

will be available at the church on the day of the funeral.



10 March 1926 to 25 September 2023


Beloved Wife of Pietro D’Onofrio (deceased).


Mother and mother-in-law of

Pasquale (Pat) and Lina, and Tommasina (Tina) and Donato (Don).


Daughter of

Rocco and Lucia Baldino, and daughter-in-law of

Pasquale and Tommasina D’Onofrio (all deceased).


Treasured and proud Nonna of

Christine, Garry, Marilyn, Arthur, Dawn, Joanne, Daren, Peter, Kelly, Anthony, Fabian,

George, Dayna, Melisa, Dean, Belinda, Damien, Peter, and Ashlee,

and Bisnonna to 28 beautiful great grandchildren.


Sister and sister-in-law of

Carmelo and Lucia Baldino, Pasquale and Donata Baldino,

and Cristina and Antonio Longo (all deceased).


Sister-in-law of

Giuseppina and  Rocco Cirocco,

Maddalena and Carmelo Longo,

and Carmela and Nicola Callisto (all deceased).




Dear Mum,

It doesn’t matter how old you are, we always need our Mother.

You gave us such wonderful care and love.

You loved us all and you were so proud of all your grandchildren.

We were blessed to have you in our lives.

Even in your last days that you were in so much pain,

you showed us strength, resilience and love.

A mother’s love will always be treasured.

You are our first love, you held us close to your heart.

You may be gone now but you will never be forgotten.

We will hold you close in our hearts.

May you now rest in peace.

With much love.

Pasquale (Pat) and Lina.


Bella Mamma,

From a young age, you have always taught me how to stand on my own two feet.

You always managed to get us through the toughest of times,which has made me the person I am today.

Your sense of humour and love of life will always be my dearest memories of you.

Your pleasures in life were simple, but enough for you.

May you rest in Peace with Dad;

words cannot express how much I will miss you.

Until we meet again Mum –

Love Tommasina.


Dear Ma,

You have been a part of my life for 56 years and I will cherish the

memories we have made together, all my love Donato.


To our Dearest Nonna Maria (Mia),

We have never known life without you.

Our lives were truly enriched because you were a part of them.

We are so lucky to have had you there for every occasion.

Our kids are so blessed to have you as their Bisnonna.

There was never a time that you didn’t check to see if our bellies were full

(hai mangiato?),

if our kids were hungry or simply what was happening in our lives.

Your blankets are your legacy and so special to us, they will remain a part

of the beautiful memories we have of you.

Your cheekiness and quick wit will always stay with us; we see it in our kids.

Lots of love from all your Grandchildren and their families.