It is with our deepest regrets to hear of the passing of a South Philadelphia icon and SBSNA member Ms. Marie C. Donato.

Owner and proprietor of the A.P. Donato Funeral Home of South Philadelphia. Marie was very involved in her neighbor-hood and served on many different community boards. Beloved daughter of the late Anthony and Mary (nee DiPalma); loving sister of Josephine DeLosso, Geraldine (Eugene) Leone and the late Alberta Silvestera; devoted aunt of Michael Silvestera and great aunt of Stephen Orsini and Marisa Orsini. Relatives, friends and members of the Pennsylvania Funeral Directors Association are invited to her Visitation Monday Eve 7 to 9 P.M. and again on Tuesday 8:30 to 10 A.M. at the A.P. DONATO F.H., 1522 S. Broad St. Funeral Mass 10:30 A.M. in St. Thomas Aquinas Church, 1719 Morris St, Phila., PA 19145. Interment Holy Cross Cem. In her memory donations may be made to the above-named Church.