Donna Fitzgerald

March 14, 1941August 4, 2022
Obituary of Donna Fitzgerald
Donna M. (Yacavone) Fitzgerald, 81, of Newington, widow of James Fitzgerald and beloved companion of Vincent Sarubbi of Newington, passed away on Thursday, August 4, 2022. Donna was born in Hartford and was daughter of the late Joseph A. and Catherine (Prentiss) Yacavone. Donna retired in 2015 and had worked for many years for Aetna Life Insurance and the East Hartford School System. She enjoyed her many trips to the Mohegan Sun, playing Bingo and spending time with friends at the VFW, having a glass or two of red wine. Donna is also survived by a brother, John Yacavone of Plainfield, NH and was also predeceased by her sister Joan Rohde. A time of visitation will be held Monday, August 8, 2022 from 10:30-11:30AM at the D’Esopo Funeral Chapel, 277 Folly Brook Blvd., Wethersfield followed by her Mass of Christian burial at 12:00PM at the Church of the Incarnation, Wethersfield. Burial will follow in St. Mary Cemetery, East Hartford. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Alzheimer’s Association, 200 Executive Blvd S #4b, Southington, CT 06489. For directions or online tributes, please visit

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Monday, August 08, 2022
Monday, August 08, 2022

Mass of Christian Burial

12:00 pm

Church of the Incarnation