NORTH ATTLEBORO – Yolanda N. Donnelly, 90, of The Branches in North Attleboro passed away Friday, November 5, 2021 at Royal of Cotuit Nursing & Rehabilitation Center in Mashpee. She was wife of the late Patrick Donnelly for 48 years before his death in 1993.
Born April 8, 1931 in North Attleboro, she was a daughter of the late Michael and Assunta (Lucchetti) Rezza.
Yolanda grew up in the Attleboro Falls neighborhood of North Attleboro and was a 1948 graduate of North Attleboro High School.
She worked as a clerk at Hillman’s in North Attleboro and later Finberg Manufacturing in Attleboro before retiring from Clark Cuttler in Franklin after 10 years there.
She loved to cook and enjoyed painting, particularly with acrylics.
She was a devoted Catholic and was a communicant of St. Mary’s Church in North Attleboro for many years where she was part of the Rosary Adoration society and later was a communicant of St. John’s Church in Attleboro.
Yolanda is survived by her daughter, Colleen Domingos and husband Louis of Dennis; five grandchildren: Meghan, Brendan, Michael, Daniel and Ryan; four great-grandchildren: Jason, Nicholas, Savannah and Patrick and a sister Anna Germaine of North Attleboro.
She was mother of the late Lisa Fournier and sister of the late Constance Iozzi and Mary Protano.
A funeral Mass will be held on Monday, November 15 at 10 a.m. at St. Mark’s Church, 105 Stanley Street, Attleboro Falls followed by burial at St. Mary’s Cemetery, Towne Street, Attleboro Falls.
Arrangements entrusted to Sperry & McHoul Funeral Home, 15 Grove Street, North Attleboro. To sign an online guestbook for Yolanda, please visit www.sperry-mchoul.com.