Obituary of Carmelo Di Donato
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Carmelo DiDonato, 82, of Princeton died Monday, September 19, 2011 at his son's home in New Egypt. Born in Isernia, Italy, he immigrated to the United States on October 26, 1966. He served in the Italian Military. He was employed as a groundskeeper for Princeton University with 28 years of service before his retirement in 1995. He was a member of St. Paul's Church. He enjoyed the outdoors, gardening and landscaping, but most of all, he enjoyed spending time with his family. Son of the late Nicolino and Antonietta (Chiacchiari) DiDonato, husband of the late Antonietta (Altieri) DiDonato, brother of the late Peter DiDonato, he is survived by 2 sons and daughters-in-law Anthony DiDonato and Cristina Santilli, Franco and Elizabeth DiDonato, 4 brothers Salvatore, Bruno Giovanni, Mario, and Michael DiDonato, a sister Maria Assunta DiDonato, 7 grandchildren Carmelo A., Adriano D. and Antonietta DiDonato, Serafina and Christian Desjarden, Bobby and Margaret Ecke, three great grandchildren Briana, Thomas, and Audrey. The Funeral will be held 8:30 am Thursday, September 22, 2011 at The Mather-Hodge Funeral Home, 40 Vandeventer Ave., Princeton. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated 9:30 am Thursday, St. Paul's Church, 214 Nassau Street, Princeton. Entombment will follow in Franklin Memorial Park, North Brunswick. Calling hours will be held from 6:00 to 8:00 pm Wednesday, September 21, 2011 at funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Paul's Church, 214 Nassau Street, Princeton, NJ 08542.»(Do not delete this line. It does