She was the wife of the late Salvatore L. Benivegna, MD, mother of Rosemary Benivegna of Orange, CT and Anthony Benivegna of Roxbury, CT and grandmother of Julia Randolph Benivegna of Boston, MA.
She was born Oct. 14, 1919 in Quincy, MA, attended Quincy High School and later received her nursing diploma from Quincy City Hospital in 1940. She practiced nursing in Brooklyn, NY for 40 years.
A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, Mar. 21, 2015 at 12pm at the Green Funeral Home, 57 Main St., Danbury.
Friends will be received on Saturday, Mar. 21, 2015 from 11am until the time of the service. Burial will be in St. Peter Cemetery, Danbury at the convenience of the family.
Memorial donations may be made to Orbis Project International, www.orbis.org. Orbis programs focus on the prevention of blindness and the treatment of blinding eye diseases in developing countries.