Virginia Beach – Laura Diunizio, 83, passed away on Tuesday, July 28, 2009.
Laura was the widow of Dennis Santos Diunizio and was a member of Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church in Hartford, CT. In the fall of 1991, Dennis and Laura moved to Virginia Beach where they became very active at St. Mark’s Catholic Church.
She is survived by two sons: CDR USN Ret Larry Diunizio an his wife Pat of Virginia Beach, and CDR USN Ret Mark Diunizio and his wife Marion of Fort Walton Beach, FL; five beloved and cherished grandchildren, Dennis and his wife Christina, Matthew, Laurel Day, Brian and Nicholas; and three great grandchildren, Christopher, Aslyn Joy and Jenna Laura, and a host of nieces and nephews; as well as devoted friends, Jim and Jean Burke, Mike and Mary Ellen Schevok and Carol Lilla.
A Mass of Resurrection will be celebrated at 3:00pm, July 30, 2009 at St. Mark’s Catholic Church, Virginia Beach, Virginia where a visitation will be held for one hour prior to the service. Father James C. Griffin will be officiating. A reception at the church will follow the Mass.
Internment services will be held on Saturday, August 1, 2009 in Connecticut.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to; St. Mark’s Columbarium, St. Mark’s Church, 1505 Kempsville Rd, Virginia Beach, VA 23464
Condolences may be shared with the family at altmeyer.com
Altmeyer Funeral Home is handling the local arrangements