Donna A. Russo Carbone, 57, of North Haven passed away peacefully on Tuesday, February 17, 2015 at Yale-New Haven Hospital surrounded by her family. She was the beloved wife of Bill Carbone for 36 years.  Donna was born in New Haven on July 16, 1957; daughter of the late Robert and April Lev Russo. Her children and grandchildren were the great loves of her life. She carried that love to the countless children that attended her day care.  She owned Donna's Day Care for 32 years and was an avid shopper.  Beloved mother of Bill (Jackie) Carbone, Jr., Amanda Carbone, Nicholas (Cristy) Carbone, April and Gina Carbone.  Loving grandmother of Kelso, Meadow and the expectant Giavanna in March. Sister of Robert (Shawna) Russo, Sandra Russo and the late Sherril Sawtelle.  Aunt of Lauren Brown, Gerald (Valerie) Brown and Armand DeLuca.  Also survived by her beloved dog Dakota.


Funeral services will be conducted in the North Haven Funeral Home, 36 Washington Ave., on Monday morning at 11:00 with the Rev. Timothy Meehan officiating. Family and friends may call from 9:00 to 11:00 am.  Entombment will follow in the All Saints Mausoleum. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Smilow Cancer Hospital, P.O. Box 1849, New Haven, CT 06508 or the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, 300 Research Parkway, Suite 310, Meriden, CT  06450