In Remembrance of Darlene Ann DiLeo
Darlene Ann DiLeoScranton, PA August 10, 1966 ~ January 12, 2014 Date of Service: January 16, 2014
Darlene Ann DiLeo, 47, Scranton, died Sunday evening in the V.N.A. Hospice at Geisinger Community Medical Center in Scranton.
Born in Scranton, she was the loving daughter of Samuel M. and Helen Rose Hynosky DiLeo of Scranton. She was a graduate of Riverside High School Class of 1984, graduated from Pennsylvania State University, attended the University of Scranton, and earned a master’s degree in clinical psychology from Marywood University. Darlene was a member of St. Ann’s Basilica in Scranton and had been formerly employed as manager at Salerno’s Café in Old Forge.
She was a competitive roller skater and a member of various skating and ski clubs and was a finalist in 1983 for the Miss Teen USA Magazine cover. She had a big heart and would help anyone in need and will be missed by all.
Among her hobbies she enjoyed many sports especially horseracing, NFL football, and cheering for her beloved New York Yankees and New York Jets. Darlene enjoyed horseback riding, skiing, watching episodes of the television show Duck Dynasty and loved the Rolling Stones.
Also surviving are a sister Kim Connelly and her husband Raymond, a nephew Louis and Uncles Corky and Joe, and Aunts Betty, Mary and Tootsie as well as numerous cousins.
A special thanks and love to Dr. Dempsey and cousins Tony, Terri, Diane, Mary Ann, Johnny and Toni Ann for all their continued support.
The funeral will be Thursday from the Carlucci-Golden-DeSantis Funeral Home, Inc. 318 East Drinker Street in Dunmore with Mass of Christian Burial at 10am in St. Ann’s Basilica in Scranton. Interment will follow on the family lot in the Dunmore Cemetery.
Friends may call Wednesday from 4pm-7pm.