John E. Dondi, 60 of Centerhill, FL went to be with the Lord on September 30. Born October 16, 1957 in Pittsfield, MA to the late Anna Mae (Cooper) Dondi Pignone and the late Henry Joseph Dondi. John moved to central Florida in 1989 with his wife Diane and enjoyed riding his motorcycle all over. John will be missed by many family members and friends.
John is survived by his loving wife Diane (Blakesley) Dondi married 23, together 31 years and adopted son Scott Hall ( Chelsea Jensen of Kona, HI.)Siblings: David (Lise) of Chicopee, MA; Didi (Bill) Kruger of Groveland, FL; Kevin (Helen) of Pittsfield, MA; Paul (Carolyn) of Colorado Springs, CO; Carol (Ed) Nicklaus of Howey-in-the-Hills, FL. Step siblings Brenda Sinopoli ( William ) of Pittsfield, MA and Francis Pignone ( Nancy ) Naples, Fl. In-laws Sheila Blakesley, and Ricky (Cori) Blakesley of Dalton, MA. 19 nieces and nephews, 18 great nieces and nephews with 1 on the way. He was preceded in death by his loving step-father Frank Pignone and brother Henry ( Linda ) and loving father and Mother in-law Ralph and Joan Blakesley.
Memorials to be announced at a later date in Florida and in Massachusetts. In leu of flowers family would like donations to go to The Dalton Fire Department or Greater Clermont Cancer Foundation in John’s name.
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