Ridge Funeral Home

6620 West Archer Ave, Chicago, IL


Donna Lee DeNello

May 19, 1937November 21, 2019

Beloved wife of Camillo DeNello; loving mother of Chuck (Cheryl) DeNello, Lisa LaMorte, Gina Albergo, and Michelene (Clint) Schmidt; proud grandmother of Lauren (Patrick) Wall, Nicole DeNello, Kristi LaMorte, Jim LaMorte, Nick Albergo, Gino Albergo, and Marissa Schmidt; cherished great-grandmother of Noah Wall; loving sister of Peter Dufour III. and Thomas Beltz; dearest sister-in-law to Carmella (Dick) Kinsley, beloved aunt of many nieces and nephews, cousins, and friends. Preceded in death by her parents, the late Peter (the late Helen) Dufour, Jr. and the late Dolores Cox, her parents-in-law, the late Germano (the late Elfina) DeNello, and her sister, the late Yvonne Vainisi. Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, November 26th, at 9:30am from Ridge Funeral Home, (Edward A. Tylka Manager/Director), 6620 West Archer Avenue, Chicago, Illinois 60638, to St. Daniel the Prophet Catholic Church for a funeral mass at 10:00am. Interment Resurrection Catholic Cemetery. Visitation will be held on Monday, November 25th, from 3:00pm to 8:00pm. For more information, please call (773) 586-7900 or visit www.ridgefh.com.


  • Visitation Monday, November 25, 2019
  • Closing Prayers Tuesday, November 26, 2019
  • Funeral Mass Tuesday, November 26, 2019
  • Entombment Tuesday, November 26, 2019


Donna Lee DeNello

have a memory or condolence to add?

John & Arlene Obirek

December 8, 2019

Carmen & family...we are so sorry for your loss of your wonderful wife, mother, grandmother. We just seen this notification today or we would have stopped at Ridge and extended our condolences. May she rest in peace. Sincerely, John & Arlene Obirek

Tina Smith

November 27, 2019

Sorry for your loss. May the God of all comfort support you during this time of grief. 2cor.1:3

Christine (DiNello) Baldwin

November 22, 2019

May you rest in peace, my dear Godmother.

Annie Kinsley

November 22, 2019

Aunt Donna, you were a beautiful woman, always glamorous and looking your best. Thanks for all the pictures you took, creating memories. I will miss you and your camera at our family functions. Rest in peace.