Obituary: Dianne P. DiBenedictis, 71

Obit - Dianne P DiBenedictisDianne P. DiBenedictis, 71, of Southington, passed away peacefully at her home on Wednesday, July 13, 2016. She had been the loving wife of Nicholas T. DiBenedictis for 50 years.

Dianne was born on January 8, 1945 in Waterbury to the late Wilfred and Pauline (Moran) Derouin.

She was a member of St. Aloysius Church and active in the Ladies’ Guild. She worked as a CNA at Watermark in Southbury for 19 years. Dianne enjoyed visiting her sister in Rhode Island, going to the beach and spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren.

In addition to her husband Nicholas, Dianne is survived by three children: son, Nicholas DiBenedictis and his wife Carol Ann of Cheshire; daughter, Monica Keane of Waterbury and her late husband Captain John F. Keane WFD; son, Brett DiBenedictis and his fiancé Amanda Kulik of Boston, MA; 4 grandchildren: Sara and Nicholas DiBenedictis and Erica and John Keane; sister, Irene LaBelle and her husband Paul of FL and many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her sister, Mary Ann DeLuca.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Dianne’s memory may be made to the St. Aloysius Church Ladies’ Guild, 254 Burritt St., Plantsville, CT 06479.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, July 16, 2016 at St. Aloysius Church, 254 Burritt St., Plantsville. Burial will follow in Calvary Cemetery, Waterbury. Calling hours will be held before the service from 8:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. at the Plantsville Funeral Home, 975 S. Main St., Plantsville. For online condolences and directions, please visit

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