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A Vitalant mobile blood unit is parked outside the home of Debbie Niego-Vanrosendale, who hosted a blood drive Jan. 26 in honor of her later father, Donald T. Niego. Photos by Laurie Fanelli/22nd Century Media
Donald T. Niego
John Niego, of Orland Park, prepares to give blood Jan. 26 in memory of his late-father Donald T. Niego. Photos by Laurie Fanelli/22nd Century Media
Donald T. Niego’s granddaughter Meaghan Brown (left) and Debbie Niego-Vanrosendale, of Orland Park, joined forces to plan a party and blood drive in Donald’s honor.
The Vanrosendale’s dog Bambi was on hand for moral support during a blood drive held in honor of Donald T. Niego at an Orland Park home.
Laurie Fanelli, Freelance Reporter
6:59 am CST February 7, 2019
To his children, Donald T. Niego was a father. To his community, he was a neighbor. To his nurses, he was a favorite patient. Above all else, he was a friend to everyone who entered his orbit.