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Jean Gentile Buonocore

1935 - 2017 Obituary Condolences
Jean Gentile Buonocore Obituary
Buonocore, Jean Gentile
Jean Gentile Buonocore, of New Haven, passed away peacefully in her home surrounded by her loving family on November 10, 2017. She is the beloved wife of Peter P. Buonocore. Born in New Haven November 29, 1935, daughter of the late Dr. Angelo and Regina Hippolitus Gentile. Jean earned a degree in Dental Hygiene from the University of Pennsylvania. She enjoyed working with the children in the New Haven Public School system teaching them about dental health. Jean loved spending time with her family and enjoyed taking many family vacations. She especially enjoyed her close relationship with her sister-in-law Alice Gentile, and her daily calls with her dear childhood friend Hope Leoni. She will be deeply missed by her children, Peter A. Buonocore, Esq. (Karen Galley), Dr. Richard Buonocore (Dr. Barbara Shotwell), Ralph Buonocore (Patricia DiSiervi Buonocore), Regina Lander, Esq. (Dr. Kenneth Lander), and her 12 loving grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her brother, Ralph Gentile.
Visiting hours will be held Thursday from 4-8 in the IOVANNE FUNERAL HOME INC., 11 Wooster Place. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in St. Bernadette Church Friday morning at 10. Burial will follow in St. Lawrence Cemetery. Memorial contributions in Jean's name may be made to , PO Box 1000, Dept. 142, Memphis, TN 38101. Share a memory and sign Jean's guest book online at www.iovanne.com.
Published in The New Haven Register on Nov. 15, 2017
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