Obituary: Viola M. (LaPorta) DiMassa, 97


Viola M. (LaPorta) DiMassa, 97, of Southington passed away on Wednesday, August 14, 2019 at the Summit at Plantsville. She was the wife of the late Joseph DiMassa.

Born January, 18, 1922 in Southington she was the daughter of the late Antonio and Maria (Fasci) LaPorta.

Viola was employed by Supreme Lake until her retirement. She loved going to Las Vegas and the local casinos.

She is survived by her children, Francis Pali and wife Donna, Doreen Antonelli and Robert Bruzik all of Southington and Debra DeAngelo of Milford.  She also leaves many grandchildren, great grandchildren and nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by a daughter Josephine Burdick, a daughter-in-law Debra Bruzik and five brothers, Marco, Joseph, Dominic, Peter and Andy LaPorta.

A funeral service will be held on Monday, August 19th at 10:30 a.m. at the DellaVecchia Funeral Home, 211 N. Main St., Southington. Burial will follow at St. Thomas Cemetery, Southington. Calling will be from 8:30 – 10:30 a.m. For online condolences and directions please visit,