Carol Ann Del Vecchio, 78, of Newtown died October 7 at Danbury Hospital, surrounded by her loving family. She was born in Bridgeport, July 10, 1939, daughter of the late Edna and Richard Drew.
Mrs Del Vecchio was raised in Stratford, graduated from Stratford High School in 1957, and attended the University of Bridgeport. She worked at Hoffman Fuel, Barnes Engineering, and many years at Berol Corp in Danbury, and retired from IBM.
After moving to Newtown, Mrs Del Vecchio and her husband Dan were members of The Jaycees for many years. They also team-taught religious education at their church, St Rose.
Mrs Del Vecchio enjoyed baking, cooking, shopping, traveling, and time with her family. She was known as a generous woman who had a heart of gold and was kind to everyone.
In addition to her love of family and friends, Mrs Del Vecchio had a love of angels and always could be seen wearing her angel pins. She will be dearly missed by all who knew her.
Mrs Del Vecchio’s family would like to thank all the health care professionals involved in her medical care, especially Dr Robert Kloss, her oncologist of 31 years.
Her loving husband of 58 years, Daniel; her children and their spouses, Debbie and Larry Pontelandolfo, Laurie Caserta, Amy and Eric Busch, Daniel and Kari Del Vecchio, and Denise and Todd Fiorilla; her sister, Jacqueline Smith, and her husband, Bill; her grandchildren, Anthony, Laura, Tyler, Emma, Lyndsey, Alexis, Mason, Lana, and Sarah; and several nieces and nephews survive her.
Her siblings Jane Zinn, Mary Curtis, and Shirley Zinn; and a grandson, Christopher Fiorilla, predeceased her.
Friends may greet the family on Wednesday, October 11, from 4 to 8 pm, at the Cyril F. Mullins Funeral Home, 399 White Plains Road, Trumbull.
Funeral services will take place on Thursday, October 12, at 10 am, at St Rose of Lima Church, 46 Church Hill Road, Newtown. Interment will follow in Newtown Village Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to Newtown Volunteer Ambulance Association, Inc, PO Box 344, Newtown CT 06470.
To leave an online condolence, visit mullinsfh.com.