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Veronica Diomede

January 17, 1938 - November 15, 2021

Veronica Diomede, age 83, of Bear, DE, formerly of Brooklyn, NY, passed away peacefully on Monday, November 15, 2021.

Born in Mola di Bari, Italy, on January 17, 1938, she was a daughter of the late Nicola and Filomena (Berlen) Suglia. Veronica worked as a homemaker for many years, cherishing the ability to care for her family. She especially enjoyed cooking and baking for her family, and any time spent with them.

 In addition to her parents, Veronica was preceded in death by her husband, Giovanni Diomede; siblings, Juan Suglia, Rosa Bufo, and Pietro Suglia; and brothers-in-law, Juan Arbuet and Francesco Bufo. She is survived by her sons, Frank Diomede (Angela) of Staten Island, NY, Nick Diomede (Pamela) of Middletown, and Gaetano Diomede (Tina) of Bear; siblings, Gaetano Suglia (Angela), Anna Ferreyra (Ramon), Margaret Renna (Domenico), Maria Arbuet, and Lorenzo Suglia (Nora); sister-in-law, Jacqueline Suglia; grandchildren, Giovanni N., Frank, Giovanni W. (Jessica), Dominic, Nicholas, Giovanni F., Leonardo, and Veronica; great-granddaughter, Gianna; and many nieces and nephews.

A visitation for family and friends will be held from 2 pm until 5 pm on Sunday, November 21, 2021, at Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 275 East Main Street, Middletown, DE, where a second visitation will be held from 7 pm until 9 pm. A Mass of Christian Burial will be offered at 10:30 am on Monday, November 22, 2021, at St. Joseph Parish, 371 East Main St, Middletown, DE. Face coverings will be required for all those in attendance not immunized with the COVID-19 vaccine per the Governor of Delaware. Interment will follow in All Saints Cemetery, 6001 Kirkwood Highway, Wilmington, DE.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in Veronica’s Memory to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105, online by clicking here.

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6 Guestbook messages for Veronica Diomede

  • Our hearts are broken with the loss of our dear cugina Veronica We will always our wonderful times especially in Brooklyn our parties and visits Rest In Peace Cara con Nino & saluti a tutte nel cielo❤️❤️❤️❤️

  • I’m so sorry for your loss

  • Le porgo le mie piu senitite condoglianze.
    May your fond memories of your mother keep you and your family smiling,, She was beautiful person and loved you all dearly which you know.. Blessings you and your family ..

  • So sorry to hear the loss of your sweet mom. Condolences and prayers to the family.🙏❤️

  • Our deepest and heartfelt condolences to the Diomede family. In sympathy, cousins in Long Island, Francesca and Giuseppe Raimondi with Nicole, John and Anna.

  • So sorry for your Loss ,my condolences to the All
    Diomede and Suglia Families ❤️❤️