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Terry  R. (DeNapoli) Saporito

Terry  R. (DeNapoli) Saporito, 67,  wife of Ronald J. Saporito, of Allen Lane, Ipswich, died Thursday October 9, 2008 in her home following a long illness.

Born in Revere  June 17, 1941, daughter of the late George W. and Barbara DeNapoli, she was raised in Revere and was a 1959 graduate of the Fitton School in East Boston. She graduated from the Malden Hospital School of Nursing in 1962. Married in 1964, the Saporitos lived in Winthrop for two years before relocating to Ipswich. She was employed as a RN at the former Hunt Hospital in Danvers for forty-two years, retiring in 2004. A long time parishoner of St Joseph’s Church and Our Lady of Hope Parish in Ipswich, she was an active member of the Ipswich Catholic Women’s Club. In retirement, she volunteered her time in the outpatient department at Anna-Jaques Hospital in Newburyport. A dedicated wife, mother and grandmother, she enjoyed home gardening, family vacations in coastal Maine and loved to cook for family and friends.

In addition to her husband of forty-four years she is survived by a son, Michael Saporito and his wife Gail of Peabody; a daughter, Laura Rubio and her husband Ernie of Merrimac;  five grandchildren, Aaron and Zachary Saporito both of Peabody, and Emily, Phoebe and Nathan Rubio all of Merrimac; a brother Anthony DeNapoli  of FL; a sister, Sylvia Milanese of CO and several nephews and nieces.

Her funeral will be held Tuesday October 14 at 8 am from the Whittier-Porter Funeral Home, 6 High Street, Ipswich, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 9 am in Our Lady of Hope Church. Interment will be in the Highland Cemetery, Ipswich. Family and friends are respectfully welcomed. Visiting hours are Monday 4 to 8 pm In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in her name may be made to: Hospice of the North Shore, 75 Sylvan St., Suite B-102, Danvers, MA 01923, and, or, Ipswich Catholics Women’s Club Scholarship Fund, c/o Our Lady of Hope Church, 1 Pineswamp Rd., Ipswich, MA 01938.

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