Peter J. Donnora

Born: Sat., Oct. 21, 1939
Died: Mon., May 11, 2020

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Peter J. Donnora,  80, of West Pittston, passed away peacefully with his loving wife by his side, at Hospice of the Sacred Heart, Dunmore after a courageous and long fought battle against cancer.

He was the son of the late Peter and Mary Satkowski Donnora of Exeter, and graduated from Exeter High School.

Peter worked at the Rex Shoe Factory, Techneglass, and Barber Ford,prior to his retirement.

In conjunction with 37 years of marriage to his beloved wife, Peter had an affection for the game of golf, hunting, fishing, driving and reading.

A friend to everyone and always up for a conversation, Peter ( A true Renaissance man )was a man of integrity and enjoyed the curiosity of the world around him.

He is survived by his wife the former Angeline Corridoni Simmons Donnora, daughter Caroline Kudasik and her Husband Raymond, Exeter, Grandson Andrew Kudasik and Wife Colleen, West Pittston, Granddaughter Mara Kudasik, West Pittston, a sister Helen Lipinski, Exeter, daughter Kelly Kush and husband Jay, West Wyoming, son Jeff Donnora, Inkerman, grandchildren Jeff Donnora Jr., Stefani Schell, and nieces and nephews.

He will be missed by his great granddog Roy Heckman-Kudasik, whom he loved with all of his heart and soul, and who stood by his side throughout his courageous battle.

In Lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of the Sacred Heart, Dunmore, or Corpus Christi Parish, 605 Luzerne Ave., West Pittston.

The family would like to thank Monsignor John Sempa, Amy, Jill, and the team at Hospice of the Sacred Heart, Dunmore, and all the doctors and nurses that gave extensive care.

Due to the federal guidelines regarding the Covid -19 virus private funeral services will be held at the convenience of the family.

Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the Gubbiotti Funeral Home, LLC , 1030 Wyoming Ave.,Exeter, PA.

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Marie and Pete Morganti
   Posted Tue May 12, 2020
We would like to express our deepest sympathy.
Pete was such a friendly guy. We will miss seeing him at the Casino.
Please know that the Donnora family will be in our thoughts and prayers.
May Pete Rest In Peace.

Walter Konopke
   Posted Wed May 13, 2020
My sympathy to Peter’s wife and family. It was my pleasure to know him and share many fishing stories. We had many great trips delivering cars for Barber Ford. I will miss him.

Donna Derenick
   Posted Wed May 13, 2020
Jeff: I am so sorry for the loss of your Father. Prayers to you and your family. Thinking of you at this difficult time.

   Posted Wed May 13, 2020
We are so sorry for your loss. God bless

Now and Donna mudlock
   Posted Sat May 16, 2020
To Caroline and Ray. Our deepest sympathy to you and your family members on the loss of your father. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.

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