MILLIS, MA- Maureen E. Delaporta Of Millis, died Monday evening, April 15, 2013, at Medway Country Manor Nursing Home surrounded by her family, She was 82.
The daughter of the late William and Rose (Robillard) Durkin, she was born in North Smithfield, RI and raised and educated in Woonsocket. She has been a Millis resident for over 55 years.
A homemake her life centered around her family.
The wife of the late Richard Delaporta, she was predeceased by her sisters, Hope Johnston, Sheila Durkin, Kay LeClerc and Judy Plante.
Mrs. Delaporta is survived by her children, Anthony E. Delaporta and his wife, Martha of Mansfield, Kenneth O. Delaporta and his wife, Joanne, Diane M. Goudy and her fiance Charles Rizzuti of Medway, Richard W. Delaporta and his wife, Monica of Sutton, John V. Delaporta of Norwood, Michael P. Delaporta and his wife, Teresa of Millis, Patricia A. Schuker of Millis and James M. Delaporta and his wife Linda of Franklin, her brothers, John Durkin and his wife, Shirley of No. Attleboro, William Durkin and his wife Claire of Webster and James Durkin and his wife Carole of Cumberland. She is also survived by her 29 grandchildren, 2 great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.
Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend a Mass of Christian Burial in celebration of Maureen's life on Thursday morning at 10 a.m. at Saint Thomas the Apostle Church, Exchange Street, Millis. Interment will be held on Friday at 10 a.m. at the Massachusetts National Cemetery in Bourne. Expressions of sympathy may be made in her memory to the Millis EMT Program, c/o Millis Town Hall, Main Street, Millis MA 02045. Visiting hours will be held Wednesday from 4-7 p.m. at the Robert-Mitchell Funeral Home, 90 Curve Street, Millis. Please visit
www.roberts-mitchell.com for guestbook and further information.