Donnamarie J. Petrasso

  • Born: August 26, 1975
  • Died: February 5, 2022
  • Location: Bensalem, Pennsylvania

John F. Givnish Funeral Home

10975 Academy Road
Philadelphia, PA 19154

Tel. (215) 281-0100

Tribute & Message From The Family


Donnamarie, of Bensalem, passed away at the age of 46. She was the beloved wife of Ken Petrasso. They were happily married for 20 years. Donnamarie was
cherished daughter of the late John Mays, David Garbarino (stepfather), and the late Carol Garbarino, devoted mother of John, Angelena, and Anthony (Becca);
loving grandmother of Marina, and Emilio; and beloved sister of Judith Goodry, Colleen Rieco, Frances Garbarino, and Jennifer Kennedy. Donnamarie will also be missed by many nieces and nephews, extended family, and close friends.

Donna was born in Philadelphia, and graduate of Archbishop Ryan High School, class of 1994. She then had a long career at Frankford Torresdale Hospital, now Jefferson Torresdale, as a Medical Assistant.

Family and friends are invited to Donnamarie's Life Celebration on Tuesday, February 15th, from 5 – 8pm and on Wednesday, February 16th, from 8:30 – 9:30am at John F. Givnish Funeral Home, 10975 Academy Rd., Philadelphia, PA 19154. A funeral mass will follow at St. Martha's Church at 10am.


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It all started in a School yard.. turned into Softball fields, Baseball Fields, Daughter time, Son time, special nights with our 2 Kennys, Halloween Parties, NYC Trip, MD trip, Birthday Parties, Communions, Dinners, Sushi (rookie!), Firepit nights, backyard hang outs, and lot of Miller Lites (for you) and wine for me! Donna, I feel so blessed that I had these priceless memories with you. I'll always cherish each and every one. And I'll continue to keep your family in my thoughts and prayers for the rest of my life. Kenny, Angelena, and Jack you were absolutely blessed with the best! Quoting from one of your mom's favs It's not about hard you get hit. It's about how hard you get hit and keep moving forward❤xoxoxcoco

Posted by Shannon Boehmer - Philadelphia, PA - Friend   February 15, 2022

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Now in the warmth of Gods healing embrace. Her understanding smile, dimples, and loving compassion will surely be missed by all who were lucky enough to love "Baby Donna". Many fond and happy memories will remain always.

Posted by Aunt Donna Hughes - Phila., PA   February 14, 2022

To our little warrior Donnamarie, Since you were a child, you have brought happiness to our family. Even in your darkest moments you kept your head held high and persevered with dignity and courage. Lil' Donna you meant so much to me and many others and are an inspiration to all. Your memory will live on in each of our heavy hearts, and we will love you forever. Thank you for all the memories.

Posted by Aunt Mary - Philadelphia, PA - Family   February 14, 2022

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Oh Baby Donna I cannot believe you are gone:( I cannot process it! ) There are no words to explain the depth of your loss. I thank you for a lifetime of memories, love, always being there for me, growing up together and experiences so many firsts in life. Your are my oldest and dearest friend, and life will never be the same with out. You are the stronger, toughest, best mother and wife, employee, friend, grandmother, I could go go. Please watch over us all and come to me in my dreams

Posted by Jennifer Kennedy - Philadelphia, PA - Family   February 14, 2022

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THANKs for giving me a FAMILY to call my own . LUV always your brother N law - Scott

Posted by Scotti Petrasso - Philadelphia, PA - Family   February 10, 2022

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Deepest Condolances to Donnamarie and her beloved Family. May the Lord here your journey to his path in Heaven and hold you in his arms to let your family know you are safe and in a better place then here on earth.
Bob Kennedy Friend of Judi. God Bless.

Posted by Robert Kennedy Jr - Bridgeton - Friend   February 09, 2022

To the love of my life
Just over 26 years ago on a Thanksgiving Night we shared a plate of beef nachos alone in an empty Perkins Family Restaurant when a song over the speakers played You were wonderful tonight, I asked you to dance and when the song was over I leaned in and kissed you and then I knew right then was the luckiest man alive to find true love.
I want to thank you for the most beautiful life a man could ever ask for and the most beautiful children who I am forever grateful for. I have been truly blessed for the past 26 years and you will truly be missed. You left us too soon, but we will be together again.
PS Do you want a cup of coffee and What do you want for dinner?
I love you
I will always love you
Ken

Posted by Kenneth Petrasso - BENSALEM, PA - Spouse   February 09, 2022


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