Donna M. (Leary) Cubelli

December 17, 1942 ~ November 8, 2023 (age 80) 80 Years Old

Donna Cubelli Obituary

Donna Cubelli, beloved wife of Louis Cubelli, of 56 years passed away peacefully Wednesday November 8, 2023 at Bridgeport Hospital. Born in Naugatuck on December 17, 1942 the daughter of Daniel and Wanda Leary, Donna had been a resident of Trumbull for 52 years.  She graduated from Sacred Heart High School in Waterbury and Danbury State College, now Western Connecticut State University where she met her husband.  After graduation Donna began her career as a third grade teacher in Cheshire.  Later Donna taught in Naugatuck, Norwalk and Fairfield.  She was a very kind and caring person, always willing to help others.  Donna had many interests including reading, planting flowers, attending church services, shopping and doing all kinds of puzzles.  However her favorite passion by far was playing golf. She would talk golf to anyone who would participate.  Donna won many tournaments over the years including many club championships at several courses especially at Tashua Knolls in Trumbull.  Donna won the State Amateur Golf Championship, came in second in the New England Amateur , and won many others too numerous to mention.  She truly loved golf. In addition to her parents Donna was predeceased by several aunts and uncles.  Survivors include her husband Louis, sister-in-law Virginia Walzer and her husband Arthur of Brooklyn, NY and their family, cousin Diane McGauley and her husband Michael of Farmington, CT, and cousin William Fairbank of Helena, MT.  The family wishes to express their sincere thanks to the entire staff of Bridgeport Hospital especially Marissa Lavin, geriatrics and palliative care, for the love, care and compassion provided to Donna during her stay.  The family would also like to thank Pastor Gaylord Lemke for his many visits to the hospital and to the Black Rock Church family for their many prayers and well wishes.  Friends are invited to attend a Memorial Service for Donna on Saturday, November 18, 2023 at 11:00 a.m. at Black Rock Church, 3685 Black Rock Turnpike, Fairfield.  For information or to sign an online guest register please visit

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Memorial Service
November 18, 2023

11:00 AM
Black Rock Church
3685 Black Rock Turnpike
Fairfield, CT 06825


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