STAMFORD, Conn. – Isabella DiCamillo, of Stamford, died Friday, April 15. She was 97.
She was born April 3, 1919, in Bridgeport. She was a graduate of Stamford High School and worked at Pitney Bowes for many years until her retirement in 1990. She was a parishioner of Sacred Heart Parish throughout her lifetime, active in many parish activities and a longtime secretary of Our Ladies’ Guild. She was a seamstress who made holiday and birthday dresses for her nieces as well as drapes, upholstery, bedspreads and bridal creations. Her baking reputation preceded her, especially her cream puffs and pizzelles. Her homemade ravioli were a much anticipated family tradition.
She is survived by her sister, Nancy DiCamillo; nieces Laura Galasso DeMarco, Joyce DiCamillo (Malcolm Hoffmeister), Kathryn Galasso McGrath (Martin) and Gloria DiCamillo Sinaguglia (Joseph); great-nieces and great-nephews, Jason Hoffmeister (Susanna), Danielle DeMarco, Kelly DeMarco Laccona (George), Christian Hoffmeister, Christopher McGrath, David McGrath (Alison), Joseph Sinaguglia and Matthew Sinaguglia; and her great great-niece, Olivia Laccona.
She was predeceased by her parents, Ben and Laura (Pietrantonio) DiCamillo; brother, Nicholas; sister, Angelina Galasso; sister-in-law, Louise Di Camillo; brother-in-law, Daniel Galasso; and great-niece, Nica Sinaguglia.
Relatives and friends may call Tuesday from 4-8 p.m. at the Lacerenza Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 8 Schuyler Ave., Stamford. A mass of Christian burial will be celebrated on Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. at Sacred Heart Church, 37 Schuyler Ave., Stamford. Interment will follow at St. John's Cemetery, Darien.
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