Mrs. Louise M. Della Volpe, 76, passed away peacefully on December 20, 2012, surrounded by her loving family in the St. Vincent Hospital. She is the wife of the Anthony J. Della Volpe. Born in Ansonia on Nov. 11, 1936 daughter of the late Catherine "Kit" Hennessy and Frederick W. Hummell Sr.. She was a lifelong resident of Ansonia. Louise was a graduate of the Assumption School and the Ansonia High School. She worked as a reporter and society editor for the Evening Sentinel. While employed there she met her future husband, Anthony J. Della Volpe. Louise later worked for many years in the Superintendent's office for the Ansonia public schools. Louise loved to work in her garden, was an avid reader and active member of Assumption parish. Most of all, she was a doting and loving grandmother who never missed a chance to do something for or with her four grandchildren. Louis is predeceased by her parents and her husband of forty two years Anthony. She is survived by her daughter and favorite son in law Diana and Douglas Varga of Easton, her son Anthony J. Della Volpe, Jr. of Shelton her loving grandchildren, Della, Nathan, Renee Varga, Anthony and Daniel Della Volpe as well as many loving family members, friends and wonderful neighbors. Louis is also predeceased by Sisters Helen P. Hummel Ifkovic and Catherine McWilliams and Brother Frederick W. Hummel, Jr.
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Calling Hours will be on Sunday from 4-7p.m. On Monday her Funeral will leave the Bennett Funeral Home 91 N. Cliff St. Ansonia at 9:00 am to the Church of the Assumption for a mass of Christian Burial at 9:30am. Burial will be in Mt. St. Peters Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers the family request donations to the Assumptions School in care of the Funeral Home.
John T. Bennett Funeral Home
91 North Cliff Street
Ansonia, CT 06401
Published in Connecticut Post from Dec. 23 to Dec. 24, 2012