Westerly - Lydia Antoinette (Smith) DiScuillo, devoted wife, mother, grandmother, and sister, passed away on Sept. 16, 2013, at the age of 69.
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Born in West Warwick, R.I., she was a daughter of the late Theodore and Rena Smith.
Lydia was the owner of Lydia S. DiScuillo School of Dance in Mystic, from 1972 through 2012, when she retired to spend time with family and friends.
Her presence will be missed tremendously by her loving husband, Peter DiScuillo III; her three sons, Harold F. Chappell III, Peter DiScuillo IV, and Scott DiScuillo; her many grandchildren; her sisters, Theresa (Smith) Cahoone, Jeannette (Smith) Dennett, Victoria (Smith) Williams; and her brother, Arthur Smith; along with many nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents, she was also predeceased by her brothers, Theodore W. Smith, Alfred F. Smith, and John L. Smith.
Her spirit continues to live on in her family forever, and her ever ready smile will be shining down upon her family always. Rest peacefully in the arms of the Lord and dance gracefully with the angels. You are loved by all.
Visiting hours will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. today, Sept. 18, at Gaffney-Dolan Funeral Home, 59 Spruce St., Westerly. A Funeral Liturgy will take place at 10 a.m. on Thursday at St. Mary's Church, 95 Main St., Stonington. There is no procession from the funeral home to the church. Burial will follow at St. Michael Cemetery, Pawcatuck.
For online condolences, please go to www.gaffneydolanfuneralhome.com
Gaffney-Dolan Funeral Home
59 Spruce St. Westerly, RI 02891
Published in The Day on Sept. 18, 2013