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Obituary for Therese D. DePaolo

ENFIELD - Therese D. (Ferriere) DePaolo, 91, wife of the late Charles DePaolo, Sr., entered into eternal rest on Thursday, July 11, 2019 at Baystate Medical Center. Born in Hartford, daughter of the late Gerard and Clara (Godin) Ferriere, she lived in Enfield since 1965. Therese worked for thirty-eight years in the accounts payable department of the Hartford Courant. She was a member of the Franco American War Veterans and Ladies Auxiliary, having served as past unit, state, and national presidents and a member of the Sweet Adelines - Mt. Laurel Chapter. Therese enjoyed singing, music, spending time with her family and musical shows. She had a contagious smile and will be greatly missed by everyone who knew her. She was a communicant of St. Martha’s Church. She leaves a son and his wife, Robert and Carol Bernier of Springfield, two daughters and their husbands, Dorrie and Lance Campisi of Vero Beach, FL, Kathy and John Riding of Ellington, a son-in-law, Arthur Valliere of Enfield, a sister, Rosemarie Martacchio of Hartford, seven grandchildren, Karen, Scott, Christy, Michele, Robert, Daniel and Donna, eleven great-grandchildren, three great-great-grandchildren, many nieces and nephews, and several cousins. She was predeceased by a daughter, Anna Valliere, a son, Charles DePaolo, Jr., two sisters, Beatrice Gallant, Lorraine Read and a brother, Paul Ferriere, and a grandson, Joseph Fiume. Calling hours are Wednesday, July 17, 2019 from 9 - 11am at the Browne Memorial Chapels, 43 Shaker Road followed by a Mass of Chirstian Burial at 11:30 a.m. in Holy Family Church (St. Jeanne Jugan Parish).The burial will follow in St. Patrick’s King Street Cemetery. Donations may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, Connecticut Chapter, 200 Executive Boulevard, 4B, Southington, CT 06489-1058. For online condolences, please visit