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Elvira E. DelPriore

March 27, 2018

Burial Date April 5, 2018

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DelPriore: Elvira A. “Vera” & “Julie” DelPriore, 94 of Waterford entered eternal life on March 27, 2018, surrounded by her loving family. She was born in New London, the daughter of the late Joseph and Elena (Muzzi) Giulietti, and granddaughter of the late John and Elda Muzzi all residents of the formerly known as “The Fort” area of New London. Vera was a friend to all and enjoyed volunteering for years, beginning at the former B.P.W. Club of New London, YWCA where she served as past secretary and president. A member of the Goshen Firehouse Auxiliary and helping in the “Libby’s Army for the Waterford Country School, and the Cancer Fairs at Ocean Beach. She was secretary of the St. Joseph Women’s Social Club, a communicant of St. Joseph Parish, where she was an office secretary for sixteen years. In addition, she served as a secretary for six and half years at the Second Congregational Church. She started her secretarial career in Portsmouth, NH after graduating with honors at Portsmouth High School in 1942, and returned for their 70th Reunion. On Jan. 3, 1943, Vera started as a clerk in a one women office for Prudential Insurance Co with a manager and a staff of eight agents. Her family returned to CT in 1947 and after remaining in Portsmouth a few month’s on her         own and missing her family, transferred to the Prudential office in Norwich. At that time there was no openings in the New London office, so took two buses to get to work in Norwich, until her father taught her to drive, and purchased her first car, “green Chevy” on her own. She left Prudential after 19 years of service to marry her beloved husband Bill, who she met through a life long friend, Josephine Lanzalotta Allen at the Goshen Fire House. They where united, in marriage on Oct. 21, 1961 in St. Joseph Church, in New London. She lost Bill on Feb. 20, 2009 after 47 devoted years. She was predeceased by, a brother and wife, Alfred and Jane (Pezzello) Giulietti. Surviving her is a brother and wife, William and Inez (Facchini) Giulietti. In addition are several nieces and nephews. Steven (Patty) Giulietti & daughter’s and son, Alysha and Stefanie, Justin and Dineen Saunders. Carol (Tom) Carrling, Susan (Walter) Greenman and daughters Katlyn and Jaclyn. Inez Marie (Pete) Giulietti and daughter, Ashley (Stephen) McSperrin. Marion (Russ) Carroll and daughter’s, April Vittone and daughter’s, Bella, Melissa (Nick) Dresko and sons, Anthony, Matthew and Nathan. Also surviving her are caregivers, Alice Armstrong, beloved neighbors, Sandra and Stephen Holt and children, Katherine (Jeff), Emily (Riley) Dan (Christina) John (Karley) and Victoria, to whom she was “Aunt Bibi”.who were her extended family. Vera thoroughly enjoyed her days at the Waterford Senior Center, volunteering and playing cards, and the Goshen Ladies Auxiliary. We remember her saying daily “Thank you Lord for my blessing giving me my whole life through”. Her family will receive relatives and friends on Wednesday, April 4, 2018 form 10:30 am to 11:30 am at the Impellitteri-Malia Funeral Home, 84 Montauk Ave., New London. Followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 12 pm from St. Joseph Church, interment to follow in St. Mary Cemetery. Donations in her memory to; St. Joseph Church, 37 Squire St., New London, CT 06320, Goshen Firehouse Ladies Auxiliary, 63 Goshen Rd. Waterford, CT 06385, and Center For Hospice Care, 227 Dunham St. Norwich, CT 06360. {Monday’s Edition]


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