Angelina Grace DelBene
Longtime Norwalk Resident
Angelina Grace DelBene, age 91 of Norwalk, died peacefully at her home on Saturday, May 11, 2013. She was the wife for over 50 years of the late Anthony F. DelBene. Angelina was born on March 10, 1922 in Yonkers, NY, the daughter of the late Mariano and Santa Pafumi Monfort and has lived locally for most of her life. She was a wonderful cook and loved to read and sew. Angelina's life was dedicated to her loving family and she will be dearly missed.
Survivors include two sons, Ronald and his wife Robin and Gary DelBene, all of Norwalk, two daughters, Annette Schleicher and her husband Walter of Bolton, CT and Jacqueline DelBene of Norwalk; 4 grandchildren, Jeffrey Schleicher and his wife Lauren, Matthew Schleicher, Korey and Morgan DelBene. Also surviving are a great granddaughter Olivia Schleicher and several nieces and nephews. Angelina was also predeceased by her sister Catherine Chadwick.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Tuesday, May 14, 10 AM at St. Matthew Church, 216 Scribner Ave., Norwalk, with burial to follow at St. John Cemetery. Family and friends will meet at church. In lieu of flowers, donations in Angelina's name may be made to the Whittingham Cancer Center, Norwalk Hospital, Maple Street, Norwalk, CT 06856. Her family would like to thank Dr. Richard Zelkowitz and the staff at Masonicare for all of their love and support. To leave on online condolence please go to www.magnerfuneralhom.com