Mary (DiSabato) DâAndrea, 96, passed away August 3, 2015, at Litchfield Woods Convalescent Home in Torrington. She was the widow of Vincent DâAndrea.
She was born in Bagnoli, Irpino, Avellino, Campania, Italy on May 13, 1919, the daughter of the late Vincenzo and Theodosia (Patrone) DiSabato.
She was predeceased by her four brothers, Guiseppe, Tommaso, Elvio and Vito, and a sister, Josephine. She emigrated to America with her family in 1930 when she was 11 years old. The family settled in Bristol and lived on Summer Street.
Mary and her husband were married on March 21, 1944. Vincent, died in 2007.
Mary and her husband owned the seasonal DâAndrea Motel in Wainscott, N.Y., from the mid 1950âs until 1973. After that they spent a lot of time traveling. In later years, Mary and her husband spent the winters in Naples, Fla.
Mary was known for her love of golfing, sewing, needlework and cooking for her family.
Mary is survived by two sons and daughters-in-law, Vito and Patricia DâAndrea of Wainscott, N.Y. and Vincent J. and Rachael DâAndrea of Morris; a sister, Lena; five grandchildren, Shannon, Matthew, Brian, David and Jeffrey; and six great-grandchildren, Judah, Jack, Joel, Zoey, Alex and Silas.
Friends may call at Dunn Funeral Home, 191 West St. Bristol, on Thursday from 10 to 11 a.m. Service will be held at 11 a.m. Burial will follow in St. Joseph Cemetery, in Bristol.