Beecher Funeral Home provided the following information:
Laurie A. Di Silvestro, age 58, of Brewster, died Thursday in Danbury, CT.
Laurie was born on April 8, 1954 in Ossining, to Rocco and Nancy (Di Benedetto) LaGumina of Wilmington, NC. She graduated from schools in Ossining, and Bay Path College in Massachusetts.
Laurie married Antonino Di Silvestro on April 24, 1976 in Ossining. Mr. Di Silvestro died June 1, 2007.
Working for the Brewster Central School District, Laurie was secretary to the athletic director for the past 17 years. She had been a resident of Brewster for 32 years, having lived in Mount Kisco prior.
Laurie enjoyed gardening, an occasional cruise, or snuggling up with a good book just about anywhere, but especially on the beach. She loved her two Chihuahuas, missing them whenever she was away.
Besides her parents, Laurie is survived by her daughters, Diana Spence and son-in-law Cameron of LaGrangeville, and Jessica Di Silvestro of Brewster; and her brother, Thomas LaGumina of Duxbury, MA.
A mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Tuesday at St. Lawrence O'Toole Church (located on Prospect Street in Brewster). Interment following at Sleepy Hollow Cemetery, Sleepy Hollow. Friends may call at the Beecher Funeral Home (located on Putnam Avenue in Brewster, 845-279-3615) from 4 to 8 p.m. Monday.
In lieu of flowers, please make contributions in Laurie’s memory to:
SPCA of Westchester County
590 North State Rd.
Briarcliff Manor, NY 10510