Ann Gioffre DeCarlo, 79, loving wife, mother and grandmother passed away at her home in Greenwich, CT on March 26, 2017 surrounded by her loving family.
She was born in Port Chester, NY on January 30, 1938 to the late New York State Senator Anthony B. Gioffre and Louise Giorno Gioffre.
She was the cherished wife of Anthony F. DeCarlo, her husband of 58 years. Mrs. DeCarlo attended the Laboratory Institute of Merchandising and was employed as an Administrative Assistant at General Foods Corporation.
With her husband she managed their accounting firm for many years. She was founder and organizer of the Women’s Republican Club of Port Chester and the Town of Rye.
She served as Republican leader of the 14th District and was also a member of many civic and political organizations in the Town of Rye and County of Westchester. Later in life she enjoyed memberships in the Women’s Club of Greenwich and Greenwich Seniors; serving on the board of both organizations. She served as a volunteer at Greenwich Hospital for many years and the St. Paul’s Women’s Guild.
Mrs. DeCarlo’s greatest joy in life was her family. In addition to her loving husband, she is survived by her four daughter’s: Dawn Tanner and her husband Richard of Newtown, CT; Louise Gorski and her husband Robert of Greenwich, CT; Christine Shanahan and her husband Brendan of Weston, CT and Toni-Ann Dziubak and her husband Russell of Myrtle Beach, SC. She is also survived by her nine loving grandchildren: Jillian Tanner Philbin and husband Andrew; Kristen and Caroline Tanner; Lauren and Jessica Gorski; Megan and Brendan Shanahan and Alison and Elizabeth Dziubak.
In addition to her husband, children and grandchildren she is survived by her three brother’s and their families: Bruno and Snowy Gioffre, Anthony and Noell Gioffre and Donald and Renee Gioffre.
The family is grateful for the support, care and compassion of the doctors, care providers and loving friends who cared for and shared in Ann’s life.
To honor Ann’s life, family and friends will gather on Wednesday from 4-8pm at Coxe & Graziano Funeral Home 134 Hamilton Avenue Greenwich, 203-869-5968. Funeral Mass Thursday 10:00am at St. Paul’s R.C. Church in Greenwich, CT followed by interment at ST. Mary’s Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Ann’s memory to the Alzheimer’s Association of Ct Chapter, 200 Executive Blvd., Suite 4B, Southington, CT 06489. For more information or to place an online condolence, www.coxeandgraziano.com