Hudson – Donald P. Doroni Jr., 59, of Hudson passed away suddenly on Aug. 16, 2021.
Don was born in Weymouth and raised in Hingham, where he graduated from Hingham High School in 1980. After attending classes at Bridgewater State College, he embarked on a nearly 40-year career as a manager in a variety of grocery and retail stores.
Don was married to Jean Monti from 1984 to 2007. They started a family in Braintree before settling in Bridgewater, where they lived throughout their marriage. Don met his now fiancé, Susan, in 2011 and they made their home in Hudson.
Don enjoyed candlepin bowling throughout his entire life and competed in several New England Candlepin Bowling tournaments. He was an avid Red Sox and Patriots Fan and enjoyed engaging on-line with others who shared his love of bowling and sports. Above all else, he truly enjoyed spending time with his family especially his grandchildren. He will be remembered for his gregarious nature, infectious sense of humor and wit, and his gift for bringing fun and lightness to others.
Don is survived by his devoted partner of 11 years and fiancé, Susan Andrusaitis of Hudson; his loving children, Krystin Cotone of Bridgewater and Donald Doroni III and his wife Tori of Brockton; Susan’s children, Allison Callahan and her husband Dan of Wakefield and John Clickner of Hudson; and his cherished grandchildren, Apryl, Mychal, and Drew. Don is also the beloved brother of Steven Doroni and his wife Paula of Braintree and Debra Doroni and her husband James Aldrich of Rhode Island. He is the treasured uncle to Steven, Jillian, and Autumn Doroni of Braintree and Aija Aldrich of Rhode Island. He is the step-son of Ken Anderson of Weymouth. Don was preceded in death by his parents, Donald Doroni Sr. and Lucia Anderson.
A celebration of life and funeral Mass was held Aug. 20. C. C. Shepherd Funeral Service Inc. of South Weymouth assisted with arrangements.