Connie DeSetto

Obituary of Connie DeSetto

Connie DeSetto, 89 of Boonville passed away, Saturday, January 21, 2006 at Craven Regional Medical Center, New Bern, N.C. Connie was born September 2, 1916 in New York, NY a daughter of the late John and Elise Gurrieri and was educated in Brooklyn. She resided in Franklyn Square, NY and worked at West Hempstead Elementary School as a teachers aide for 16 years. She was married in September, 1938 to Andrew DeSetto Sr. The couple had over 50 happy years together. In 1979 after retirement they moved to Boonville. She was very active in 4 local senior clubs; Young at Heart, Port Lyden Seniors, AARP and served as past President of the Up and Go Seniors. Connie loved to dance and was always the life of the party. She enjoyed her club meetings, shopping and the many trips with her daughter and friends. She was a very stylish women whose appearance was always important. Her true devotion was her family; 3 children, 5 grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren and relatives. Connie will be sadly missed. She was preceded in death by beloved husband Andrew DeSetto, Sr., who was always in her heart. She was a loving mother who was survived by her 3 children; Daughter and Son-in-law Theresa and John Kleinfeldt of Boonville, NY, Son and Daughter-in-law Andrew and Lois DeSetto of Chandler, AZ, Son and Daughter-in-law Robert and Barbara DeSetto of Bethpage, NY., her brothers Joseph Gurrieri and Raymond Gurrieri. A loving grandmother of 4 grandchildren, Lisa Harris, Michelle Kosednar, Dina DeShane and Erica Baker and 12 great-grandchildren. She was also preceded in death by her sister Lena Farrara and her grand-daughter Danielle DeSetto. Funeral services will be held on Friday, January 27 at 9:15 am at Trianor Funeral Home, 143 Schuyler St., Boonville, and at 10:00 am at St. Joseph�(TM)s Church, Boonville. Spring interment will be in St. Joseph�(TM)s Cemetery, Boonville. Calling hours are Wednesday 7 to 9 pm and Thursday 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 pm at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers the family is requesting donations to the Danielle DeSetto Memorial Scholarship Fund at Adirondack Central High School, Boonville, NY 13309.


2:00 pm
Thursday, January 26, 2006
Trainor Funeral Home, Inc.
Boonville, New York, United States

Funeral Mass

10:00 am
Friday, January 27, 2006
St. Joseph's Church
Charles Street
Boonville, New York, United States