Raoul Aldo Donnet, age 62, passed away on Wednesday, May 22, 2019 at Rehab at River’s Edge in Raritan, NJ. Born in Switzerland, he grew up in Muraz (V.S.) and moved to the United States on May 15, 1997. He lived for many years in North Plainfield, before moving to Manville recently.
Prior to retiring, he worked for Fiabila USA for over 8 years. In Switzerland, Raoul was a graduate of a cheese making school, he enjoyed his craft and was passionate about making cheese. He also was an art school graduate and continued sketching and painting landscapes.
In his spare time, he enjoyed music, gardening, cooking. In his youth, he attended many classic rock concerts and traveled extensively in South America. He especially loved cats, dogs, cows and all animals.
Survived by his loving wife Cecilia Donnet and her children Virginia Chenot and her husband Damien and Pablo Pais; his sister Daisey Berlie and her husband Pierre; niece Christelle and nephew Michael and Cristel Berlie-Rossier and Nicolas Schers-Berlie, Charlotte and Romane; niece Gaele Donnet, boyfriend Gregory and her son Theo; Tiffany and Steven Deppierraz-Donnet and her children Nolan, Shanna and Lya
A visitation will be held on Sunday, May 26, 2019 from 2-4 p.m. at Higgins Home for Funerals, 752 Mountain Blvd., Watchung, NJ. A Memorial Service will be held at 4 p.m. at the funeral home. Cremation is private.