Lillian DeLuca

DeLuca, Lillian L.
Lillian L. Mantone DeLuca, age 94, of Bridgeport, beloved wife of the late James F. DeLuca, passed away on Friday, November 16, 2012 in St. Vincent's Medical Center. Born in Bridgeport on July 12, 1918, she was the daughter of the late Liberatore and Consiglia Passero Mantone. A retired sales clerk for D.M. Reads, Lillian was an excellent seamstress who enjoyed having her family over for macaroni. Survivors include her beloved nephews and niece, Henry Faulkner and his wife Shirley of Fairfield, MaryLou Leslie and her husband Ronald of FL, Michael Birosack of Bridgeport, and Gary DePano and his wife Linda of Stratford; loving great niece and nephews, Diana Cauchon and her husband Alan of Shelton, Daniel Faulkner and his wife Sharon of Fairfield, and Randy Faulkner and his wife Michele of Fairfield; cherished great-great nieces and nephews, Jennifer, Jason, Daniel and James Henry and her great, great, great niece and nephew, Aurora and Jeremy. She is also survived by many other nieces and nephews. Funeral services will take place on Tuesday, November 20, 2012 at 10:30 a.m. from the Abriola Parkview Funeral Home, 419 White Plains Road, Trumbull and at 11:00 a.m. in Our Lady of Grace Church, Stratford for a Mass of Christian Burial. Interment will follow in St. John's Cemetery, Monroe. Friends may call on Tuesday morning from 9:30 - 10:30 a.m. To light a virtual candle, visit us at


Published in Connecticut Post on Nov. 19, 2012