Jennifer Lee Donofrio

January 20, 1969May 6, 2021
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JENNIFER LEE DONOFRIO (Neustedt), age 52, passed away Thursday, May 6, 2021. Beloved wife of Sal; loving mother of Claire; sister of Tina Rose (Robert), Kristy Wooding, Steven Wardrope, and Chuck David (Tammy), and the late Tony David and John David; daughter of Barbara Currie and the late Kenneth Neustedt (Teresa); beloved daughter in law, aunt, and great aunt. Longtime employee of the Giant Eagle. Jennifer loved to bake and all her family knew it. She loved reading and going on adventures. Jennifer will be greatly missed. Come celebrate Jennifer’s life Wednesday, May 12, in the Corrigan Craciun Funeral Home, 20820 Lorain Rd from 4-8pm 440-331-0500


  • Celebration of Life

    Wednesday, May 12, 2021


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Charlotte Petrie

May 20, 2021

I'm so sad to learn of Jennifer's passing. She was a regular in my barre classes on Tuesdays and Thursdays, along with Claire (when she didn't have class) and bff Tammie (when her hips weren't revolting). Jen was always good for a new TV recommendation, updates on the dog, and in general funny stories about life. In the future when we return to barre, there will be a hole in the back of the room where Jen always set up week after week. She is already dearly missed.

Paulette Pasko

May 12, 2021

Jennifer was a soft spoken , caring person who I met at work. She always remembered my daughters and we talked about them and Claire whenever we saw each other. We would laugh about my Bag O Funs that we made for the kids when going on vacation! I will miss you and my heart goes out to the whole family.

Colleen Haugh

May 12, 2021

So Sorry for your Loss ,it was a complete shock, too young.with Deepest Sympathy to the Family. Colleen and Dave Haugh.🙏🙏💔💔

Lisa Harris

May 12, 2021

My heart is broken for the loss of a childhood friend. I’m so very grateful for beautiful memories I share of spending time with this sweet girl with overnights at her home with grandma and grandpa Balog and with me at my home where she always enjoyed my moms sweet tea. Jen was a joy to be around always. You could count on her to be a true friend. Always. In fact she called me just a couple months ago when my dad passed away just to check on me and to get my moms phone number to call her to check on my mom to ... because that’s who she was. She was just a kind and loving, true friend. Even though years had passed and I had long moved far from Ohio that never stopped our friendship. My heart breaks for her family and for the loss of my friendship here but I know I will see Jen again. I love you, sweet friend.

Lisa Harris

Jackie Fulk

May 12, 2021

I met Jen in 1984 when I began attending Heritage Christian School. We became fast friends, which turned into best friends through High School until graduation in 1987. The memories I have are forever embedded in my mind.

Unfortunately, marriage, children and distances kept us apart, physically. However, I always knew I could pick up a phone and speak with Jen as if not a second passed since we spoke last. She was my friend. My forever friend.

Her love for Sal and Claire shined through her smile. Everyone knew whom had her heart and where she was loyal. Sal and Claire were her life and the loves of it. She was the epitome of a loving, caring, faithful wife and mother.

Her beauty played second fiddle only to her heart. She never knew an unkind word and really Ioved everyone she met. Her personality was 1 in a million with her quirkiness. Those baby blues of hers held a world of knowledge and wisdom.

Jennifer, I will miss you. My friend. You were a diamond to me in high school. The ridiculous things we did are windows to our lives back then. I'm grateful for the promise of Heaven. Without it I would have no hope to see you again.

I love you.


Sandy Martinez

May 11, 2021

Rest In Peace sweet lady! My sincere condolences to all the family and friends!

Linda Haswell

May 11, 2021

She was a sweet woman. Went to Heritage Christian school with her and cheered with her my freshmen year of High school! My loving thoughts and prayers being lifted up for her family and friends.

Dar Vanek

May 11, 2021

Rest peacefully, my friend...

Ann Sabino

May 11, 2021

Jennifer and I met through our daughters- school friends who shared an interest in volleyball and trips to Cedar Point. When I think of Jennifer I feel a welcoming presence and immediately envision a warm, genuine smile. I know, through our interactions and review of her tribute movie, that she loved life, her family, and making each day special in its own way. May her love continue to comfort and bless all who knew her.
Ann Sabino

Cathy McNamara

May 10, 2021

Sal, Clare and the whole Donofrio family- my deepest condolences, Jenny was a beautiful sole, caring , always smiling and pleasant to be around. May God be with you during this difficult time. I’m sure heaven gained another angel! Love Cathy & Rick