Emma “Biggie” Donofrio

September 24, 1938 – May 20, 2021 


Passed away peacefully at Chartwell Trilogy LTC with family by her side on Thursday, May 20, 2021 in her 83rd year.


Lovingly remembered by her sister RoseMarie (Jack) Walsh and her late sister Cora (Monty) Desroches. Predeceased by her father and mother, Philip and Frances Donofrio. 

Loving Aunt to Phil (Janet), Lori (Rick), Tracy, Lisa (David) and Great Aunt to Danny, Samantha, Scott, William and her favourite little buddy Meric. She will be deeply missed by many family and friends, near and far. 


Emma will be remembered for her incredible sense of humour and a kindness that was extended to everyone she met. She was a devoted Toronto sports fan, a softball player and could entertain a crowd with her accordion. Her love and devotion to everything she did will serve as an inspiration to all those left to honour her memory. Emma’s stories from her softball games, trailer days, PEI visits, Shell and Loblaws work days will be cherished and remembered by many. 

elevated OX1gz In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Batten Disease Support and Research Association  https://www.bdsra.org/ 

elevated OX1gz A private Funeral Mass will take place on Tuesday, May 25, 2021 at 12:00 p.m.  Please click the link below if you wish to stream the Funeral Mass.

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