Lucia “Lucy” DiPalma, of North Providence, RI passed away peacefully with her family by her side on September 8, 2021.
Born on July 31st in Providence she was the daughter of the late Guiseppe Rochira and Teresa (Regine) Rochira. She married the love of her life Domenic DiPalma on September 11, 1948 and they were married 53 years until his passing in 2001.
Together they had two children, a son Richard DiPalma and daughter Diane Lantagne, and two grandchildren, Kristen Pike and Stephen Pike. She spent the last year and a half of her life in the company and care of her grandchildren.
She was the sister of Louis Rochira and was predeceased by Mary Burgess, Frank Rochira, Benjamin Rochira, John Rochira, Joseph Rochira and Victor Rochira. She took pride in talking and reminiscing about her siblings. Lucy will be remembered as being larger than life with a very colorful personality even in her small stature.
Her services will be private per her wishes. Donations may be made in the memory of Lucia DiPalma to the VNA of Care New England Hospice, 51 Health Lane, Warwick, RI 02886 or www.VNACareNewEngland.org.