Santa D'Onofrio, age 88, of Stratford, died on Sunday May 9, 2004 at Yale New Haven Hospital. Born in Bridgeport, she was a daughter of the late Anthony and Rose Siciliano Gallo. A homemaker, Mrs. D'Onofrio was the beloved wife of the late Samuel J. D'Onofrio. Survivors include her cherished children, Nona M. D'Onofrio of Stratford, Samuel J. D'Onofrio, Jr. of Stratford, and Dahill A. D'Onofrio, and his wife Deborah, of Huntington; a brother, Joseph Gallo, and his wife Ann of Stratford; sisters, Mary Moody of Annapolis, MD, Carolyn Gallo, Helen Gallo, and Rose Gallo, all of Stratford. Mrs. D'Onofrio is also survived by 13 nieces and nephews, as well as numerous grandnieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be take place on Wednesday, May 12, 2004 at 9:15 a.m. from the Abriola Parkview Funeral Home, 419 White Plains Road, Trumbull and at 10:15 a.m. in St. Mark Church, Stratford for a Mass of Christian Burial. Interment will follow in St. Michael Cemetery, Stratford. Friends may call on Tuesday from 4 -8 p.m. where the St. Theresa Guild of Holy Rosary Church will pray the rosary at 6 p.m.