Donna M. Bravo, age 56, of Maynard passed away peacefully on Thursday, December 29, 2016, after a long courageous battle with Parkinson's Disease. She was the lifelong partner and soulmate of Joanne Frigon.
Born in Natick on January 25, 1960, she was the daughter of the late Carlo and Renee (Lovezzola) Bravo. Donna graduated from Natick High School in 1978. Donna worked for ten years as an Engineer for Netezza/IBM.
Donna had a passion for working with her hands, she enjoyed cake decorating. She was a warm spirit and everyone enjoyed her company. She loved spending time outdoors hiking and kayaking. Donna and Joanne loved walking Long Beach together in Plymouth. Donna had a strong love for her family and made everyone laugh.
Donna is survived by her spouse Joanne Frigon and children Normand Frigon and wife Lisa of Sudbury, Joshua Frigon and wife Alicia of Stow and Jenny Frigon of Medway. Her cherished grandchildren Mia, Bella and Jonah. Her siblings Joe Bravo and partner Deb Sprague of Ashland, Michael Bravo and wife Sandy of Upton, Debra Bravo of NC, Carla MacQuarrie and husband Michael of Hopedale and many nieces and nephews. Donna was the Godmother of Jenny, David and Marina.
Family and friends will gather to honor and remember Donna on Tuesday, January 3, 2017 from 4:00 – 8:00 pm at Fowler-Kennedy Funeral Home, 42 Concord St., Maynard, MA. Her Funeral Mass, will be celebrated on Wednesday January 4, 2017 at 10:00 am St. Isidore Catholic Church, 429 Great Rd, Stow, MA 01775.
Burial will be private.
Gifts in Donna's memory may be made to The Michael J. Fox Foundation, Grand Central Station, P.O. Box 4777, New York, NY 10163-4777.G