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ROBERT C. DIIORIO

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DiIorio, Robert C.
A former newspaperman and college public affairs official, died October 22, 2012 at his home in East Sandwich, MA. He was 78. He graduated from the University of Rhode Island in 1958 after serving in the Army during the Korean War. He worked for the Boston Herald-Traveler/Boston Herald-Amewerican as deputy city editor. He was deputy director at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology News Office, before retiring in 1996. He returned to journalism on the copy desk of the Providence Journal for several years. Mr. DiIorio leaves his wife Anne; daughter, Megan Joseph of East Sandwich and four grandchildren. He is also survived by his sisters Sylvia E. DiIorio of East Sandwich and Lois A. Hubert of Greenville, RI. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at Corpus Christi Church at 11 am on Friday, October 26, 2012. Burial follows in St. Peter's Cemetery. At the family's request, please do not send flowers. Instead, donations in his memory may be made to the St. Vincent DePaul Society, c/o Corpus Christi Church, 324 Quaker Meeting House Rd, East Sandwich, MA 02537.

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Published in The Boston Globe on Oct. 25, 2012
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