Florence DelPrete April 10, 1923 - March 24, 2014 ELKHART - Florence L. DelPrete, 90, of Elkhart, died Monday, March 24, 2014, at Elkhart General Hospital. Florence was born on April 10, 1923, to Rubin and Leland (Givens) Troyer in Elkhart. On July 19, 1947, she married Donato "Danny" DelPrete. He survives. She is also survived by her 10 children: Cecila, Catherine (Jim), Zita (Bob), Therese (Jim), Donato (Maria), Germaine (Bob), Agnes (Tom), Lucio (Mary Ann), Vincent (Lisa), Desiree (Keith); 32 grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren; and son-in-law, Tim. She was preceded in death by a daughter, Virginia, and 7 siblings. Florence worked at Miles Laboratory, where she met Danny. She was a very active member of St. Vincent dePaul Catholic Church. Florence was an excellent cook and an out-of-this-world wife. The Mass of Christian Burial will be at 11 am Saturday, March 29, 2014, at St. Vincent dePaul Catholic Church. Burial will follow at St. Vincent's Cemetery. Online condolences may be directed to www.hartzlergutermuthinman.com. According to Florence's wishes, there will be no visitation.
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Published in South Bend Tribune from Mar. 26 to Mar. 27, 2014