Mrs. Anna B. (Grillo) Diomedes, 90, of Milford MA, passed away peacefully Monday (July 21, 2014) at Countryside Healthcare of Milford after a period of declining health. She was the beloved wife for fifty years of the late Daniel J. Diomedes, who died in 1998. Mrs. Diomedes was born in Milford MA, the daughter of the late Eugene and the late Annuzita (Palmisano) Grillo. She was a lifelong resident of Milford and a longtime communicant of Sacred Heart of Jesus Church. Educated in Milford, she was a 1942 graduate of Milford High School. She dedicated her life to raising her family and in later years enjoyed her part-time sales position at Audreys Hideaway located in Milford, where she formed long lasting friendships. She is survived by 1 Son: DJ Diomedes and his wife Susan (Capuzziello) Diomedes of California; 2 Daughters: Pamela J., wife of John Consoletti of Milford MA and Hollyann, wife of Michael Parretti of South Yarmouth MA; 8 Grandchildren: Dean & David Diomedes, Danette Tull, Jeffrey, Jamie & Julie Consoletti, and Vinessa & Danielle Parretti; 7 Beautiful Great Grandchildren: Sofia, Lorenzo, Nicolas, Mia, Noah, Isla & Lucy; also 1 Sister: Mary Frances Barnes; her cousin: Dora Bernardi; Sisters in law: Olga Blair and Rose Diomedes; and several nieces and nephews; and her dear friend: Eleanor Ronan. She was pre-deceased by her brother: Joseph Grillo and her sister: Nellie DeMarchi and her granddaughter: Jessica Consoletti. The family is especially grateful to the caregivers at Countryside Healthcare of Milford & Right at Home, especially Susan Stanovich for their compassion and loving care. Their kindness will never be forgotten. Her funeral will be held Saturday (July 26th) at 8am from the Edwards Memorial Funeral Home, 44 Congress Street, Milford MA followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 9am in Sacred Heart of Jesus Church (UPPER CHURCH), 7 East Main Street, Milford MA. Burial will follow in Sacred Heart Cemetery in Milford MA. Visiting hours will be Friday (July 25th) from 5pm to 8pm. Please visit www.edwards memorialfuneralhome.com for condolence book. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to either The Capital Campaign @ Milford Regional Medical Center or to The Oliva Family Comfort Fund, c/o Milford Regional Healthcare Foundation, 14 Prospect Street, Milford MA 01757.
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Published in Milford Daily News on July 23, 2014