ROME, 10 FEB – Farewell to Donatella Raffai, the historical face of the most successful show on Rai3, “Who has seen it?” and of the forerunner “Telefono Giallo” (with Corrado Augias), also on the third public network – far from the screens for her choice of her since 2000 – she died after a long illness at the age of 78. The news was given by her husband Sergio Maestranzi, former Rai director, whom she had married after a long cohabitation of over 30 years only a year ago, and two previous marriages. The funeral announces will take place tomorrow in Rome at 12.30 in the parish church of via Flaminia vecchia (at number 732) “the coffin will be exposed to the public in the church for half an hour before the service”. “Ours was a great and wonderful love, Donatella a generous, reserved woman, who had decided at a certain point to get away from TV and devote herself to private life, things have been said, but it’s all very simple”. Donatella Raffai, originally from the Marche region (she was born in Fabriano, in the province of Ancona), lived most of her life in Rome but with her husband she moved each of her for a period of the year in her house in cote d’azur. She leaves behind two adult twin children, and grandchildren. (HANDLE).