DELLA VOLPE, LOUISE M. Ansonia - Mrs. Louise M. Della Volpe, 76, passed away peacefully on December 20, 2012, surrounded by her loving family in St. Vincent Hospital. She is the wife of the late Anthony J. Della Volpe. Born in Ansonia on Nov. 11, 1936 daughter of the late Catherine "Kit" Hennessey and Frederick W. Hummel 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. Louise 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, Nathan and Renee Varga and Anthony and Daniel Della Volpe as well as many family members, friends and wonderful neighbors. Louise is also predeceased by sisters, Helen P. Hummel Ifkovic and Catherine McWilliams and brother Frederick W. Hummel, Jr. Calling Hours will be on Sunday from 4-7 p.m. On Monday her Funeral will leave the Bennett Funeral Home, 91 N. Cliff St., Ansonia at 9:00 a.m. to the Church of the Assumption for a Mass of Christian Burial at 9:30 a.m. Burial will be in Mt. St. Peters Cemetery. In lieu of flowers the family requests donations to the Assumption School in care of the Funeral Home.
Published in The New Haven Register on December 22, 2012