OBITUARY

Anne E. (Hynes) Donzella

October 1, 1935March 30, 2021
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Anne E. Donzella, 85, resident of Broward County since 1969, died Tuesday, March 30, 2021, at Holy Cross Hospital after a lengthy illness.

Anne Elizabeth Hynes was born October 1, 1935, in Yonkers, New York, She was the younger child of John J. Hynes and Elizabeth Sullivan Hynes. She attended Saint Denis School in Yonkers and Mount St. Mary's High School in Newburgh, before transferring to Gorton High. She was forced to quit high school at age 16 to help support her mother.

At age 19, Anne married George C. Donzella and later became a stay-at-home mom to Elizabeth, Denise, George Jr. and Suzanne. In July of 1969, the young family moved to Fort Lauderdale to begin a new chapter in their lives. When her children were older, Anne worked for a variety of companies in Broward County, including Alantic Federal Savings & Loan, VGC Enterprises and Golnick Advertising, before finally retiring from Edward Don & Co. in 2004.

Anne is survived by her daughters, Elizabeth A. Donzella of Oakland Park and Suzanne Falkenstrom of Pompano Beach; son-in-law David M. Falkenstrom and granddaughter Anna Grace Falkenstrom. Also her brother Denis J. Hynes and nieces Marcia Hynes, Cynthia Liwosz and Tracey Johnson. In addition to her parents, Anne was preceded in death by her daughter, Denise Donzella; son, George C. Donzella Jr; brother John (Jack) Hynes, Jr.; two nephews and one niece.

Visitation will held on Friday, April 9th, from 5:00 - 6:00 at the Kraeer Fairchild Funeral Home, 4061 N. Federal Hwy, in Fort Lauderdale. The service will begin at 6:00pm, followed by a reception.

In keeping with Broward County Department of Health Regulations, all guests are required to wear a mask or facial covering.

Services

  • Memorial Gathering

    Friday, April 9, 2021

  • Memorial Service

    Friday, April 9, 2021

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Family beginnings: Anne's mother, Elizabeth Mary Sullivan, and grandfather John L. Sullivan. Atlantic City, about 1928.

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Betty Sullivan and dad John L, about 1930.

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Betty Sullivan and her stepmother, Mae Sheehan "Donnie" Sullivan.

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Baby Anne Elizabeth Hynes. Born October 1, 1935.

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Baby Anne and her mom, winter 1936.

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The Hynes family in 1936. Betty, Anne, Dad John and big brother "Jackie".

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Summer 1936

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Jackie, Anne and Betty, 1937.

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Family beginnings: Anne's mother, Elizabeth Mary Sullivan, and grandfather John L. Sullivan. Atlantic City, about 1928.

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Betty Sullivan and dad John L, about 1930.

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Betty Sullivan and her stepmother, Mae Sheehan "Donnie" Sullivan.

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Baby Anne Elizabeth Hynes. Born October 1, 1935.

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Baby Anne and her mom, winter 1936.

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The Hynes family in 1936. Betty, Anne, Dad John and big brother "Jackie".

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Summer 1936

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Jackie, Anne and Betty, 1937.