February 1, 1937 -- November 7, 2016. Donna Jean died peacefully on Sunday November 7, 2016 at Cedar Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles CA.
Born in Ravenna OH, the daughter of Felix and Angela Iarussi, she graduated from Ravenna High School in 1954 and continued her education at Kent State. She lived in Phoenix AZ before moving to Los Angeles in 1971. She had a successful career as a buyer for department and women's specialty stores which required her to travel the world before working as a consultant for interior decorating. Her full life included visiting many foreign countries, supporting Meals on Wheels, and loving to attend cultural events. She was a woman of strong faith, always being an active and devoted member of her parish. She was grateful to have grown up in the Midwest where she learned values that sustained her all of her life. She was known as a generous, caring and loyal friend with a wonderful sense of humor and true sense of style. She is survived by her sister, Carol Campbell and other relatives. She will be missed by all who knew and loved her. Her funeral services were held on December 9 at the Church of the Good Shepherd in Beverly Hills CA.