2012-10-11 / Obituaries

Laurie A. Di Silvestro

Laurie A. Di Silvestro, age 58, of Brewster, died Thursday, October 4, 2012, in Danbury, Ct.

Laurie was born on April 8, 1954, in Ossining, NY, to Rocco and Nancy (Di Benedetto) LaGumina of Wilmington, NC. She graduated from schools in Ossining and Baypath College in Massachusetts.

Laurie married Antonino Di Silvestro on April 24, 1976, in Ossining. Mr. Di Silvestro died June 1, 2007. Working for the Brewster Central School District, Laurie was secretary to the athletic director for the past 17 years. She had been a resident of Brewster for 32 years, having lived in Mt. Kisco prior. She enjoyed gardening, an occasional cruise, or snuggling up with a good book just about anywhere but especially on the beach. She loved her two Chihuahuas, missing them whenever she was away.

Besides her parents, Laurie is survived by her daughters, Diana Spence and soninlaw Cameron of LaGrangeville, and Jessica Di Silvestro of Brewster and her brother, Thomas LaGumina of Duxbury, Ma.

A Mass of Christian burial was celebrated on Tuesday, October 9, at St. Lawrence O’Toole Church in Brewster with interment following at Sleepy Hollow Cemetery, Sleepy Hollow, NY. www.beecherfuneralhome.com. In lieu of flowers, please make contributions in Laurie’s memory to: SPCA of Westchester County, 590 North State Rd., Briarcliff Manor, NY 10510.

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