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Olimpia Laura Pocetto DiMondi

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Olimpia Laura Pocetto DiMondi Obituary
Olimpia Laura Pocetto DiMondi

AGE: 90 • New Castle

Our loving mother, Olimpia Laura Pocetto DiMondi, age 90, of New Castle, DE went to be with her Lord on a beautiful Thursday morning, May 12, 2016.

Born in Wilmington, Delaware on September 15, 1925, Olimpia was a daughter of the late Dominick and Josephine (Laudadio) Pocetto. She attended Lore Elementary School and Wilmington High School, both located in Wilmington, DE.

Olimpia and her husband, Penny, were dedicated members of the New Castle Elks Lodge No. 484 and supported the organization's benevolent mission. They loved to travel together. Their trips included China, South America, Japan and Europe where they would visit relatives in Italy. They loved to vacation with their children. Olimpia loved ballroom dancing with Penny and singing with their family around the dinner table at holidays. She also enjoyed ceramics classes with her friends.

In addition to her parents, Olimpia was preceded in death by her beloved husband of 59 years, Pasquale R. (Penny) DiMondi of Wilmington; and her sister, Jeanette of Wilmington.

She is survived by her three children Joanna, Patricia, and Vincent; sisters, Rose and Louise; brother Rev. Alexander Pocetto OSF; 11 grandchildren; and 3 great grandchildren.

Mass of Christian Burial will be offered at 10 am on Saturday, May 14, 2016, at Our Lady of Fatima R.C. Church, 801 N. DuPont Parkway, New Castle, DE, where a visitation will be held from 9am until 10am. Entombment will follow in Cathedral Cemetery, 2400 Lancaster Ave., Wilmington, DE.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the , 92 Read's Way, Ste. 205, New Castle, DE, 19720.

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Published in The News Journal on May 13, 2016
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