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Mary A. DiMugno

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Mary A. DiMugno Obituary

Mary A. (Alagna) DiMugno of Kensington passed away peacefully at home on February 24, 2014 with her family by her side. Born on December 8, 1912 in New Britain, CT, she lived an amazing 101 years. Mary was the devoted wife of the late Anthony "Tony" DiMugno with whom she shared 60 years of marriage. She follows to the Lord her dear children Richard DiMugno and Dorothy Lee. Mary was the daughter of the late Catherine and Antonio Alagna, and was predeceased by seven brothers and sisters. Mary loved her home and enjoyed cooking Italian food, especially her English muffin pizzas, for her family and friends. She enjoyed being outside in her yard on warmer days, and watching all her family grow. She and Tony actively raised their family as well as many grandchildren. She was recently honored by her family to celebrate her 101st birthday, enjoying good food, plenty of happy great-grandchildren, and a blessing from the Pope. During her lifetime, Mary was a member of St. Paul's Church, St. Paul's Ladies Guild, and was a volunteer for the Berlin Lion's Club, where she served many townspeople at the Lion's food booth at the Berlin Fair. She was active with the Knights of Columbus and many other organizations. Mary was the cherished grandmother of AnnMarie & Douglas Castle of Burlington, CT, Kathleen Donnelly of Reading, MA, Kara & Michael Wordell of Newton, MA, Michael DiMugno of Colorado, and Kristen and Marco Medina of Simsbury, CT. Also surviving are her beloved great-grandchildren Lillian, Charlie, Jack, Meghan, Nathaniel, Gordon, Merial, Jocelyn, as well as Shane, Dylan and Andrew & Priscilla. She was mother-in-law to Barbara DiMugno of Plantsville, CT. She also is survived by a son, Donald DiMugno; a granddaughter, Lisa Spokas, both of Kensington; and several nieces, nephews, brothers-in-law; sisters-in-law; and many friends. The family would like to express their gratitude to Mary's caregiver and friend, Joyce Tartt. Funeral services will be held on Saturday at 9:00 AM at Erickson-Hansen Funeral Home, 411 So. Main St., New Britain followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 AM at St. Paul's Church. Burial will be in St. Mary Cemetery. Calling hours will be held on Friday from 5-7 PM at Erickson-Hansen Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the March of Dimes, 500 Winding Brook Dr., Suite 8, Glastonbury, CT 06033. Please share a memory of Mary with the family in the on line guest book @ www.ericksonhansen.com

Published in The Hartford Courant on Feb. 26, 2014
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