Wilmington-Carmen Della Jacono, age 95, passed away, surrounded by her family on Thursday, March 15, 2018.
She was born in Bayamón, Puerto Rico and was the daughter of the late Jose Martino and Leonore Chinea. Carmen moved to Brooklyn, NY in the late 40’s, married and raised her family.
She is survived by her 2 children, Michael (Lynn) and Ann Diggins (Charles); 3 granddaughters, Andrea Lauren, Erica Lynn and Megan Ann, a brother Tato and will be dearly missed by her many nieces and nephews. Carmen is also preceded in death by her 6 siblings.
A viewing will be held on Monday, March 19, from 10-11:30 am, at Immaculate Heart of Mary Church, 4701 Weldin Rd., Wilmington, DE, where a Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11:30 am. Burial will follow at Cathedral Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations be made to and “choose” PR Hurricane Relief.
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