Mary Angela Fresconi
Mary Angela Fresconi, age 87, of New Castle, DE, died on Wednesday, June 23, 2010, at Christiana Hospital.
Born in Wilmington on June 12, 1923, Mary was the daughter of Michele Fiasconi and Rosaria DiGiuseppe Fiasconi Cassetta. Fiercely independent to the end, Mary was proud to have made her own way in life. She had a great love for all of Gods creatures.
Early in her career, she was employed by the former Electric Hose & Rubber Company.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brothers Frank, Andrew, and John Fresconi and Patrick Cassetta, by sister Antoinette Fresconi, and by beloved niece Patricia Handlin and nephew William Smith.
She is survived by her sister Josephine Thomas (Robert); many nieces, nephews, great nieces, and great nephews; and Iris, Yvette, and Wanda Rodriguez, whom she helped to raise and lovingly referred to as her children.
The family wishes to acknowledge and extend a heartfelt thanks to special friends Charlie Selke, veterinarian Dr. Dawn McKenzie and her assistant Sara Mecke, for their help and kindnesses to Mary in the last years of her life.
Mass of Christian Burial will be offered at 10 am on Friday, July 2, 2010, at Our Lady of Fatima R.C. Church, 801 N. DuPont Parkway, New Castle, DE. Interment will follow in Gracelawn Memorial Park, 2220 N. DuPont Parkway, New Castle, DE.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Delaware Humane Association, 701 A Street, Wilmington, DE 19801 (302/571-0111); or to Forgotten Cats, PMB 422, 4001 Kennett Pike, Ste. 134, Greenville, DE 19807 (302/429-0124).
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