NORTHFIELD - Diane G. Confessore, age 101, died Thursday, April 24, 2014, at Mayo Rehabilitation and Continuing Care in Northfield.
Mrs. Confessore was born on Oct. 12, 1912, in New York City and was the daughter of Mario and Rose (Cucchiarelli) Terilli.
Mrs. Confessore was a longtime resident of Northfield. She was a homemaker and military wife, including during the World War II and Korean eras. She had served as a den mother for the Cub Scouts, was a lifetime member of the Order of the Eastern Star, a member of the Norwich University Women's Club and a communicant of St. John the Evangelist Church in Northfield. She was employed at Howe Dry Cleaners and Laundry at Norwich University, from 1965 to 1985, where she always proudly said that she had thousands of "sons and daughters" who were Norwich cadets and whom she treasured.
Survivings are sons, Clement R. Confessore and wife Martha of Monroe, N.Y., and Gary Confessore and wife Sharon of Rockville, Md.; six grandchildren, several great-grandchildren; and a sister, Clara Zeoli, who is age 96. Mrs. Confessore was predeceased by her husband of 62 years, M/Sgt. Clement J. Confessore, who was 87; sister Theresa Rockermann who was age 101, twin sister Dina DiNapoli who was age 100, and sister Evelyn Kirkland who was age 99; and several nieces and nephews.
Calling hours will be held at the Kingston Funeral Home, 35 Slate Ave., Northfield, Saturday, May 3, 2014, from 5 to 8 p.m. Reverend Dwight Baker, parish priest of St. John the Evangelist Church in Northfield, will conduct a prayer vigil service at 7:30 p.m. during the calling hours. A funeral Mass will be scheduled at a time to be announced in Sacred Heart Church in Monroe, N.Y. The burial will take place alongside her husband in Arlington National Cemetery at a later date.
Kingston Funeral Home
35 Slate Ave Northfield, VT 05663
Published in Times Argus on Apr. 28, 2014