Joseph A. DiConza
of Fitchburg; 86
FITCHBURG -- Joseph A. DiConza, 86, of Fitchburg, passed away Tuesday, February 26, 2013 in Leominster Hospital.
Joseph was born in Fitchburg on July 21, 1926, a son of the late Michael and Rosina (Salvagna) DiConza. He worked for the former Independent Lock Company for 34 years. He was also a shipping supervisor for Samson Ocean Systems until 1989 when he retired.
Joseph was an avid golfer and belonged to the Monoosnoc Country Club for over 60 years. He was also a member of the St. Joseph's Club and enjoyed watching sports. Joseph was a lifetime parishioner of St. Anthony Church in Fitchburg.
He leaves his loving wife of 60 years, Phyllis (Kullmann) DiConza; daughters, Jo Ann DiConza of Fitchburg, Cynthia Guilmette and husband David of Ashby, Lori Croteau and husband Daryn of Sterling; grandchildren, Nathan and Alexander Croteau of Sterling.
Joseph was predeceased by his siblings, Antoinette Comeau, Nicholas DiConza, Philomena LeBlanc, Alphonse DiConza, Michael DiConza, Molly DiConza.
DICONZA -- The funeral will be held from Brandon Funeral Home, 305 Wanoosnoc Rd., Fitchburg on Friday, March 1, 2013 with a Mass in St. Anthony di Padua Church, Fitchburg at 11 AM. Burial will follow in St. Bernard's Cemetery. A calling hour will precede the Mass in the funeral home from 9-10:30 AM Friday.