Donna Maria Truglio (Guzzi), 72, entered into eternal life on June 9, 2022, surrounded by her loving family. Donna was born in Hoboken where she remained a lifelong resident.
She always loved looking at the New York City skyline and dreamed of a career in Manhattan. That dream came true when she went off to Berkeley School of Business and began a 48 year career in Magazine Publishing. She worked at Condé Nast and American Express Publishing at notable titles such as House & Garden, Brides, Bon Appétit, Food & Wine and Departures to name a few. She was a mentor and friend to many colleagues who became life-long confidants and chosen family.
Outside of work, she was dedicated to her community, through volunteerism as a Brownie and Girl Scout Troop Leader at Our Lady of Grace Church. She loved meeting her “girls” around town over the years and learning about their careers and families. She was also a sister in the St. Ann’s Ladie’s Guild and former board member.
Donna is survived by her devoted husband Joseph of 42 years. Her special joy were her children Lucy, Joanna and her husband Matthew Diglio. The light of her life was her grandson Joseph Albert Diglio. Her cherished sisters Anna Maria and Jane Maria Guzzi. Her in-laws Stephen Truglio and his wife Geraldine, Rosemarie Truglio, PHD and her husband Steven Brown. She was predeceased by her parents Walter and Anna Guzzi and her in-laws Albert and Lucy Truglio. She leaves behind a host of endeared nieces, nephews and extended family.
We were so lucky to have Donna in our lives, she left every room better than she found it with her one in a million smile and contagious laughter.
Visitation at St. Ann’s R.C. Church, Hoboken NJ on Tuesday, June 14th 4pm-8pm. The Funeral Mass will be offered the following day on Wednesday, June 15th at 11am. Interment will follow at Holy Name Cemetery, Jersey City, NJ. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions to St. Ann’s R.C. Church in Hoboken will be appreciated by the family.