Dorothy Louise Moniti Russillo of Wilmington, North Carolina formerly of Madison, Connecticut, passed away Friday, October 26, 2007 at her home.
Dorothy was born May 24, 1927 in New Haven, CT to John and Lena Moniti.
She is survived by her devoted husband Nicholas Russillo, children Roxanne Bennett and husband Alan, Madison, CT, Megan Blatchley and husband Charles, Raleigh, NC, and Joel Finnegan and wife Ann, Gales Ferry, CT. She is also survived by her brother Frank Moniti of Old Saybrook, CT. She has 9 grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.
Dorothy moved to Wilmington with her husband 15 years ago. She owned and operated “M Clothing” a women’s boutique in the Cotton Exchange in Wilmington for seven years. She had previously owned a women’s boutique “Bright & Sassy” in Connecticut for 12 years. She was a member of the local Italian Heritage Society and belonged to St. Mark Catholic Church.
The family would like to thank all the nurses from Choice Caregivers Inc, for their love and support.
A memorial service will be held 11:00 AM, Saturday, November 3, 2007 at St. Mark Catholic Church.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Hospice of your choice or American Cancer Society.