Donna Marie (Flores) Rael, 61, passed away on May 15th, 2023, at the Cleveland Clinic in Cleveland, Ohio.
She was born on July 3rd, 1961, in Denver, Colorado, the daughter of Jimmy L. and Rose A. (Pacheco) Flores.
Donna graduated from Littleton High School in Colorado. On August 8th, 1982, she married the love of her life, Celestino Rael, Jr., this past year they celebrated forty wonderful years of marriage.
She was employed for over twenty-five years in the banking industry.
She was a dedicated parishioner of St. Mary Assumption Church in Mentor, Ohio and when she lived in Colorado, she was a member of St. Mary’s Church in Littleton.
Donna enjoyed collecting angels and spending quality time with her family.
She is survived by her mother, Rose Flores; her loving husband, Celestino Rael, Jr.; her beloved children, Augustine Julian Rael and Aubrey Rose Rael; her grandchildren: Tiana Marie Rael, Mia Lupe-Mae Romero, Angelique Rose Rael, Serenity Bella Rael, Adonis Ace Arellano and Royal Jovan Arellano; her siblings, Jimmy (Anna) Flores, Jr. and Julian Mark (Karen) Flores and many nieces and nephews to which she loved and adored as if they were her own.
She is preceded in death by her father, Jimmy Flores and her son, Celestino Rael, III in 2022.
A Rosary Service will be held on Thursday evening at 6:30 p.m. at St. Mary's Catholic Church, 6853 South Prince Street, Littleton, CO 80120; her Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Friday at 12:00 at St. Mary's Church with a reception to follow at the church hall.