MERIDEN - Sandra L. Geremia Devine, 72, of Meriden, died Saturday, April 5, 2014, at The Connecticut Hospice in Branford. She was the beloved wife of Vincent B. Devine for 52 years.
Sandy was born in New Haven, Nov. 11, 1941, a daughter of the late Frederick J. and Lillian Morin Geremia. She was employed as the Choate School Store Manager until her retirement and was a parishioner of Most Holy Trinity Church. She volunteered countless hours for many local charities.
In addition to her husband Vinny, she is survived by her children, Kathleen Dietle and her husband, Don, of Wallingford; Christopher Devine and his wife, Lisa, of Rocky Hill; and Michael Devine and his wife, MaryAnn, of Wallingford; her grandchildren, Nick and Ben Valinsky; Craig and Kari Dietle; and Eric, Kelly, Kyle, Luke, Lilah, Cassy, and Michael Devine; her sister and brother-in-law, Lorraine and Pete Harrison, of Wallingford; her brother, Fred Geremia, of Colorado; and many nieces and nephews.
Her family will receive relatives and friends in The Wallingford Funeral Home, 809 N. Main St. Ext., Wallingford, on Tuesday, April 8, from 4 to 8 p.m. Funeral services will be held on Wednesday from the funeral home at 9:30 a.m., when the funeral cortege will proceed to Most Holy Trinity Church, where a Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. Interment will be in St. John Cemetery in Wallingford. In lieu of flowers, gifts in her memory may be sent to The Connecticut Hospice, 100 Double Beach Rd., Branford, CT 06405; or The Franciscan Sisters of the Eucharist, 405 Allen Ave., Meriden, CT 06451.www.wallingfordfh.com