Louise (Malizia) DiChiara, age 83, a lifelong resident of Stamford, died Monday evening August 19, 2013 with her loving family by her side. Born in Stamford, CT January 17, 1930 she was the daughter of the late Arthur(Mickey) and Ann Festa Roberts. Louise was predeceased by husbands, Joseph Malizia and Philip DiChiara. Louise worked in the maternity ward at the Stamford Hospital. She later worked at Buker Ramo Corporation in Stamford and Trumbull as a electronics technician until she retired. She was an avid bowler and card player. Louise is survived by her two sons, Stamford firefighter
Kenneth Malizia and his wife Maureen of New Canaan , and Joseph Malizia and his wife Barbara of Norwalk, CT Her two sisters, Marion Cullen of Bedford, New Hampshire , and Dolores Dube of Norwalk, six grandchildren Johnathan, Jordan and Austin Malizia and Christina Trani, Lisa LaMonica and Anthony Malizia; and four great-grandchildren also survive Jake, Ryan and Analise Trani and Liliana LaMonica. She was predeceased by her brother Arthur Roberts. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Saturday August 24, 2013 at 10:00AM at St. Aloysius Church, Cherry Street, New Canaan. Interment private. Friends may call at the Hoyt Funeral Home, 199 Main Street New Canaan on Friday Evening from 4:00 to 7:00PM In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to the Local 786 Firefighters Burn Foundation, Stamford Fire Headquarters, 629 Main Street, Stamford, CT 06901.
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