Cornelia R. DelCastello, 103, of Milford MA, died Monday (October 7, 2019) at Countryside Healthcare of Milford after a period of declining health.
Cornelia was born in Milford MA, the daughter of the late Tomaso and the late Palma (Trilli) DelCastello. She attended Milford public schools and was a graduate of Milford High School, Class of 1936. She was also a graduate of the former Framingham Union Hospital School of Nursing in 1939, and later did post graduate studies at Boston University.
Cornelia had been employed as a registered nurse at the former Framingham Union Hospital and at the VA Hospital in West Roxbury MA. She also served as a US Army nurse during WW II, from 1942 to 1946.
Cornelia was a lifelong resident of Milford MA and a longtime communicant of Sacred Heart of Jesus Church. She was also a proud member of the American Legion John W. Powers Post #59 in Milford MA.
Cornelia is survived by her nieces & nephew: Evemarie Brennan of Milford MA, Michael P. Visconti Jr. and his wife Linda of Milford MA and Roberta Chamberlin and her husband David of Milford MA; her grandnieces & grandnephews: Timothy Brennan and his wife Natalie of Pembroke MA, Keelin Brennan of Medford MA, Michael P. Visconti III and his wife Lauren of Wayland MA, Christopher Chamberlin of Barrington RI, Megan Chamberlin of Medford MA; also her great grandnieces & great grandnephews: Riley, Connor & Chase Brennan of Pembroke MA and Matthew Visconti of Wayland MA.
Private funeral services will be held from the Edwards Memorial Funeral Home, 44 Congress Street, Milford MA followed by a Mass of Christian Burial in Sacred Heart of Jesus Church, 7 East Main Street, Milford MA. Burial, with Military Honors, will follow in Sacred Heart Cemetery in Milford MA. There are no visiting hours.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to The Human Services Fund, c/o Sacred Heart Rectory, 5 East Main Street, Milford MA 01757.